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National Weather Service Shreveport, Louisiana
Types branch 
Location Shreveport 
Country United States 
Coordinates 32°27′04″N 93°50′30″W / 32.45112309°N 93.84163346°W / 32.45112309; -93.84163346Coordinates: 32°27′04″N 93°50′30″W / 32.45112309°N 93.84163346°W / 32.45112309; -93.84163346

National Weather Service - Shreveport, LA (SHV) is one of 122 weather forecast offices around the United States. It is responsible for issuing public and aviation forecasts and warning for South Central and Southwestern Arkansas, Southeastern Oklahoma, and Eastern and Northeastern Texas Counties, as well as for North Central and Northwestern Louisiana Parishes. It is co-located with a weather radar (KSHV) of the NEXRAD network and an upper air sounding facility. It controls the issuance of weather information and bulletins on a certain number of NOAA Weather Radio.

NWS Team

  • Meteorologist-in-Charge (MIC) – Mario D. Valverde
  • Administrative Support Assistant (ASA) – Jason Wtatt
  • Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) – William (Bill ) Parker
  • Science and Operations Officer (SOO) – Cynthia Palmer
  • Electronic Systems Administrator (ESA) – Michael Waddell
  • Information Technology Officer (ITO) – Matthew Duplantis
  • Service Hydrologist – C. S. Ross
  • Observations Program Leader – Aaron Stevens
  • 5 Senior Forecasters
  • 5 Journeymen Forecasters
  • 2 Meteorological Interns
  • 2 Electronics Technicians

NOAA Weather Radio Stations Programmed by this office

Callsign Cities Frequency Region
WXJ65 Broken Bow, OK. 162.470 MHz McCurtain County
WNG650 Center, TX. 162.525 MHz Shelby County
KWN32 Gilmer, TX. 162.425 MHz Upshur County
WXK23 Lufkin, TX. 162.550 MHz Lufkin-Nagocdoches
WXJ96 Monroe, LA. 162.550 MHz Monroe-Ruston
WNG725 El Dorado, AR. 162.525 MHz El Dorado
WXN87 Natchitoches, LA. 162.500 MHz Southeast Ark-La-Tex
WXJ97 Shreveport, LA. 162.400 MHz Ark-La-Tex
WXJ49 Texarkana, TX. 162.550 MHz Texarkana metropolitan area
WXK36 Tyler, TX. 162.475 MHz East Texas
WNG653 Marietta, TX. 162.525 MHz Atlanta-Linden
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