Recent News, Industry Events, Articles and Information from AccuWeather

Game of Thrones Finale Weather Forecast & Extreme Meteorologist Videos Go Viral, Set New Records

Two recent videos posted on AccuWeather’s Facebook page created a social buzz and instantly became viral sensations. Our Social Media AccuWeather Meteorologist & Extreme Storm Chaser Reed Timmer captured high resolution video footage right in front of a tornado in Wray, CO. AccuWeathe was one of… read more

AccuWeather Introduces Future Radar On Interactive Radar Maps

AccuWeather recently launched Future Radar, designed for mobile users in an appealing, interactive map display. The exclusive new feature is available on AccuWeather’s award-winning iOS app and Android app for U.S. users and is reviewing expansion plans to provide this unique feature across digital… read more

New AccuWeather App for Apple TV Revolutionizes the Weather Viewing Experience

Exclusive category-leading enhancements include interactive weather maps and radar, patented AccuWeather MinuteCast minute-by-minute hyper-local forecasts, localized content in 100+ languages and dialects, and more. AccuWeather recently announced the launch of the all-new AccuWeather app for Apple TV.… read more

AccuWeather Debuts StormDirector+, All-New Weather System for Local TV Stations, at 2016 NAB Show

StormDirector+ provides the most complete, fully-customizable local weather presentations with Superior Accuracy for local television stations. AccuWeather unveiled StormDirector+™ at the 2016 NAB Show, the all-new weather system that provides the most interactive, customizable, and complete local… read more

AccuWeather Announces Appointment of Steven Hickson as Chief Financial Officer

Hickson brings extensive global media and management experience to guide continued record growth at AccuWeather, the world’s largest source of life-saving weather forecasts and warnings reaching over 1.5 billion worldwide. AccuWeather welcomes Steven Hickson as Chief Financial Officer. Hickson… read more

It’s Raining Data: How AccuWeather Drives Business Insights

The weather forecaster is harnessing its data to help companies understand how weather affects consumer behavior. read more

ForecastWatch Releases New Global Report Recognizing AccuWeather for Its Accuracy Leadership

AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, has announced additional verification information recognizing AccuWeather as the clear leader in Superior Accuracy™, keeping people safe and out of harm’s way around the world. AccuWeather gathers the best and most comprehensive… read more

Omaha World Herald | AccuWeather Warning Consultation Assist Company Decisions as Storm Approaches

“I wouldn’t second guess (AccuWeather’s) decisions,” said weather service meteorologist Cathy Zapotocny. “If they felt that the storm was north and moving out of the way ... it’s up to them to decide.” read more

AccuWeather 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast

AccuWeather Forecast: Named Storms: 14 Hurricanes: 8 Major Hurricanes: 4 U.S. Named Storm Landfalls: 3 The potential movement of a ‘cold blob’ of water in the North Atlantic Ocean may be the wild card in the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, experts say. The cold blob refers to a large, anomalous area… read more

U.S. Spring Forecast: March snow to threaten Northeast; April warmth fuels widespread severe weather

Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow on Feb. 2, 2016, indicating an early start to spring for the United States. The decision marks only the 18th time Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog hasn’t seen his shadow since the tradition began in 1887. For the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, AccuWeather… read more

Mike Smith Featured Speaker at AMS 2016 “23|5” Talk

Listen to Mike Smith’s “23|5” talk from the 2016 AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Mike discusses the value of the storm warning system to American society and why meteorology needs to actively promote itself. The AMS “23|5 Talks” feature various views and perspectives… read more

AccuWeather Network Bolsters 24/7 All-Weather Cable Programming with AccuWeather MinuteCast and More

AccuWeather, has announced new enhancements to AccuWeather Network programming, including the addition of the unique AccuWeather MinuteCast®, increased local and regional weather coverage, and continued team expansion. These new developments further enrich the 24/7 HD channel’s “All Weather,… read more

AccuWeather Wins W3 Gold and Silver Digital Awards, Recognized for Mobile App Excellence

For the third year in a row, the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) has recognized AccuWeather with digital awards - a Gold award for the AccuWeather iOS app and Silver award for the AccuWeather Android app. The W3 Awards are the most recent among numerous accolades that recognize AccuWeather’s… read more

AccuWeather First to Predict Historic 2016 Blizzard and Devastating Coastal Flooding 5 Days Ahead

Beginning on Monday, January 18, 2016, AccuWeather began warning the public for a life-threatening winter storm by explicitly stating that a blizzard was in the forecast for major cities including Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. By relying on AccuWeather, people knew days… read more

AccuWeather Launches New App for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch with Significant Enhancements

The new AccuWeather app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has been launched, exclusively for iOS users. New innovations include an all-new look and feel, instant access to AccuWeather’s top-trending weather video content, and improved navigation and speed to further enhance the user experience. The industry-leading… read more

AccuWeather Offers Most Robust Level of Predictive Business Intelligence with New D3 Analytics

AccuWeather’s proprietary Data Driven Decisions (D3) Analytics division for enterprises turns hyperlocal weather data and forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ into customized, actionable business intelligence that drives organizational performance. D3 Analytics aggregates and analyzes over 300 different… read more

Spotlight on IP: Patent Agreements Signed with National Weather Service, WDT

AccuWeather announced two groundbreaking Intellectual Property agreements, demonstrating AccuWeather’s proprietary technology innovation and leadership. By partnering with AccuWeather, our customers have access to exclusive content and technologies to grow and expand their businesses, exclusively available… read more

AccuWeather CEO Barry Lee Myers Named AMS Fellow

AccuWeather CEO Barry Lee Myers has been inducted as an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Fellow at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting. Myers, considered one of the world’s leading authorities on the business of weather information, use, and distribution, was recognized during the AMS Annual Review, New… read more

AccuWeather is the Superior Accuracy Leader, Recognized in New Proof of Performance Results

AccuWeather has announced additional verification information on the company’s leadershipin providing weather information and updates with Superior Accuracy™. Accuracy is foundational to AccuWeather, reflected in the company’s name: Accuracy + Weather = AccuWeather. According to a recent global… read more

Information Week | AccuWeather Storms Into Enterprise With Predictive Analytics

AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions’ new D3 analytics business unit is predicting more than just the weather. It’s capitalizing on what has become one of the company’s fastest-growing businesses, predictive analytics-as-a-service, to help clients make business decisions. AccuWeather’s chief commercial… download