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Margaret Orr Biography, Age, Married, WDSU and Twitter

Margaret Orr is an American weather reporter who is the chief meteorologist for WDSU in New Orleans. Orr joined the NBC-affiliated TV station in 1979.

Margaret Orr Biography

Margaret Orr is an American weather reporter who is the chief meteorologist for WDSU in New Orleans. Orr joined the NBC-affiliated TV station as a general assignment reporter in 1979 in New Orleans.

Margaret Orr Age

The chief meteorologist for WDSU has not revealed her age. However, having worked at WDSU since 1979, Margaret is not young.

Margaret Orr Married – Husband

Margaret is married to a guy named Bill. The couple has three children from her marriage: Kathleen, Alden, and Grace. The family also has a dog by the name Bleu. She is also a grandmother of two as of 2019. Her first grandson was born in 2016 while her first granddaughter was born in 2018. Apart from her weather forecasting work, Orr also enjoys gardening, swimming, biking, and reading.

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Margaret Orr WDSU

Prior to joining WDSU, she worked in Charleston, South Carolina as a weather forecaster. She worked at WDSU since then and in 2009, she began forecasting weather for the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. news after many years on the morning news. This year marked her promotion to chief meteorologist after the semi-retirement of Dan Milham.

Orr became a co-host of the “Breakfast Edition” with Bill Stanley, and later co-host of the “World’s Fair Show” with Alec Gifford during the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition. For more than 20 years, Orr co-hosted the Children’s Hospital Telethon with Norman Robinson helping to raise millions of dollars for Children’s Hospital.

Margaret’s fascination with the weather began when she was a child after she experienced Hurricane Betsy as she stood in its eye. The hurricane hit her hometown of Law Orleans in 1965. She grew up in New Orleans and graduated from Louise S. McGehee High School and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She enrolled in the Mississippi State Broadcast Meteorology program and passed quite well.

She became a member of both the American Meteorology Society and the National Weather Association and has Seals of Approval from both. Margaret has also won first-place awards from the Associated Press and the New Orleans Press Club for breaking weather. Margaret is heavily involved in tracking hurricanes.

Orr’s Instagram

You can find her on Instagram at margaretorrwdsu

Margaret Orr Twitter

Margaret likes tweeting mostly about the weather. She tweets the latest forecast and during severe weather, she gives the latest warnings to keep you safe.