Recent News, Industry Events, Articles and Information from AccuWeather

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

New AccuWeather and Withings Data Study Explains Weather Impact on Activity Levels

AccuWeather and Withings teamed up to analyze the impact of weather on activity levels. Are men more responsive to extreme temperatures than women? Do people in sunny LA walk more than the rest of us? Read on to find out. Related: Download the full report here Related: View the infographic here Born… read more

Ford Teams With AccuWeather to Increase Plant Safety

Whether it is a tornado, lightning or high winds in Kansas City, a snowstorm in Buffalo or any kind of inclement weather, Ford Motor Company has made sure its employees are safe while at the manufacturing plants in North America. read more

Weather is a Serious Business Explains AccuWeather CEO Barry Lee Myers

The NJ COMMERCE Magazine spoke with CEO Barry Lee Myers about his work with government leaders, advances in weather forecasting and the new digital technologies AccuWeather is using to decode Mother Nature’s secrets.Read about his observations and insights! read more

Esri E380 Spotlight Video | How AccuWeather Delivers Superior Accuracy from Big Data

​Esri E380 spotlight interviews Rosemary Radich, AccuWeather Business Intelligence Manager, about how AccuWeather leverages and integrates big data to support Fortune 500 companies worldwide read more

Forecasting for Your Neighborhood

AccuWeather provides forecasts for every location on Earth and leads the world with the most complete geolocation database so that we can provide our users with the most relevant, hyper-local, and accurate weather information for their location. We have a dedicated team who grows our geolocation database… read more

Accurately Forecasting Severe Weather from France to Austria

On June 7, 2015, widespread, strong storms broke out from southern France to western Austria producing very heavy rainfall and hail. The hardest hit area was across Switzerland, where flooding destroyed crops and damaged people’s homes. AccuWeather.com forecasts issued for this region on June 6 proactively… read more

AccuWeather Brand Boosts Viewing Audiences for TV Partners

AccuWeather’s rapid growth on mobile and web created large AccuWeather audiences in every television market. Through the AccuWeather Audience-Building Partnership, your television station can share in this increased viewership. This unique partnership-building opportunity presents your station brand… read more

New! AccUcast Innovation: Exclusive Crowdsourced Weather

AccUcast™ is an exciting new interactive crowdsourced feature available in the AccuWeather universal iOS app where users can share their local weather observations. AccUcast is the only crowdsourcing tool with live crowdsourced weather maps that provide current weather conditions submitted by users… read more

AccuWeather MinuteCast: Free for More Countries and for More Minutes than Any Other Minute-by-Minute

AccuWeather MinuteCast is now available across 15 countries with plans to provide the hyper-local forecast in additional countries worldwide, continuing with its rapid growth in popularity in more locations across Asia and Europe, and the Caribbean. The patented forecast includes precipitation type and… read more

Rapid Record-Level Digital Audience Growth and Recognition

AccuWeather continues to set significant record-setting growth rates increasing users by more than 50% across AccuWeather.com, due to the high demand and appeal of targeted, relevant weather content with Superior Accuracy™. This tremendous digital leadership and growth demonstrate the global need for… read more

AccuWeather Leads Big Data Weather Track Keynote at 2015 Esri UC – New Innovation Showcased

AccuWeather Founder, President, and Chairman, Dr. Joel N. Myers, served as keynote speaker for the second annual Weather Track at the 2015 Esri International User Conference. Titled, “Transformational Change Driven by Big Data,” Dr. Myers shared his vision for integrating multiple streams of Big… read more

International Expansion Grows to China

AccuWeather International, LLC and Huafeng Media Group, the commercial weather media company owned by the China Meteorological Administration, have formed an historic one-of-a-kind joint venture for the distribution of enhanced weather information in China. The partnership expands AccuWeather’s forecast… read more