The NOAA National Weather Service Office in Marquette began broadcasting over the Marenisco NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter on Monday August 3. The 300 watt transmitter located near Marenisco, MI in Gogebic County broadcasts on a frequency of 162.550 MHz. The Marenisco NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter will provide coverage across Gogebic County, Ontonagon County, and Vilas and Iron Counties in Wisconsin. Click here for a coverage map.
Purchase and installation of the transmitter was accomplished through a joint effort between the NOAA National Weather Service and grant funds provided by a USDA Rural Utilities Grant in conjunction with Gogebic County officials and Verizon.
NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, the voice of the National Weather Service, is a warning service which provides civil emergency messages and the quickest access to severe weather warnings, as well as providing important weather information and forecasts around the clock 365 days a year.
NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards receivers are available at electronics and discount stores and can be programmed to allow for remote activation by National Weather Service broadcast codes that will sound a tone alarm and voice warning any time, day or night.
For additional information about the Marenisco NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter, visit our MQT NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards web page or contact the Marquette National Weather Service Forecast Office at 906-475-5212.