NOAA Weather Radio  

KXI58 Plano, 162.400 MHz

NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio station KXI-58 serves portions of northeast Illinois, including Kendall County and surrounding areas, from a 300 Watt transmitter in Plano, Illinois. The nominal effective range of the transmitter is about 40 miles. Continuous 24 hour programming is provided from the National Weather Service Chicago Forecast Office, located southwest of Chicago in Romeoville Illinois.

A map of the listening area is shown below, with Specific Area Message Encoder codes shown for each county. Severe weather watches and warnings are tone-alerted for all counties shaded in blue. Tone alarm tests for the Plano radio occur each WEDNESDAY at approximately 11 AM.


Map of KXI-58 Warning Area

County

DeKalb
Kane
Kendall
LaSalle
Grundy
Will
DuPage

SAME code

017037
017089
017093
017099
017063
017197
017043


Broadcast Cycle

  • Station ID Message
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  • Regional Weather Synopsis
  • updated around 430 AM and 430 PM, or as needed
  • Hourly Temperature Roundup
  • updated between 5 and 10 min past the hour
  • Short Term Forecast
  • only when precipitation or active weather is near North Central Illinois
  • Kendall County and surrounding area Forecast
  • updated 4 AM and 4 PM and as needed
  • Chicago Climate Summary
  • 6 AM to 10 am, and 4 PM to 7 PM
  • Severe Weather and other special programming during "active" weather

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