HOW OLD IS MARGARET ORR. CHIEF METEOROLOGIST FOR WDSU NEW ORLEANS?

While Margaret Orr doesn't like going through the details of her age, sources suggest that she's now 62 years old.

A part of this New Orleans Magazine article, dated August 1, 2001, mentions Orr is 47 by the time it was published.

As for the birth month and day, this particular Facebook comment confirms that she was born on September 1st.

Assuming that the month and day are accurate, WDSU News' chief meteorologist celebrated her 48th birthday in 2001 - making her birth year 1954.

Orr has been with WDSU in New Orleans since 1979 as a reporter and meteorologist. She graduated from Louisiana State University after attending Louise S. McGehee High School.

The New Orleans native first became interested in being a meteorologist while standing in the eye of Hurricane Betsy. Orr said she was a child at the time. This storm hit Louisiana on September 9, 1965.

Margaret Orr was on the frontline among meteorologists reporting on hurricanes throughout the years, including Hurricane Isaac in late August 2012.

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Thursday, January 07 2016


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