AccuWeather’s Superior Accuracy™ in Action: Helping You Protect Your People, Property and Profits

AccuWeather SkyGuard® Warning Gives Advanced Notice to CSX Transportation

AccuWeather SkyGuard® Warning Gives Advanced Notice to CSX Transportation

AccuWeather provided one of its exclusive SkyGuard Warnings to the railroad nearly one hour in advance of the flooding. The advanced warning enabled CSX to prevent trains from passing through the area which would have resulted in significant destruction to the trains. read more

AccuWeather Track-Specific Warning Saved 8 Trains and Prevented Millions of Dollars in Damage

AccuWeather Track-Specific Warning Saved 8 Trains and Prevented Millions of Dollars in Damage

The evening of May 25, 2016, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions warned Union Pacific Railroad that an EF-4 tornado was going to cross its track just west of Chapman, Kansas. The 25-minutes of advance notice allowed the railroad to stop the trains that were scheduled to pass through the area. According to Union Pacific, our warnings saved multiple trains that were scheduled to travel across the damaged tracks. read more

AccuWeather Saves Lives with Flood Warning One Hour Ahead of Government

AccuWeather Saves Lives with Flood Warning One Hour Ahead of Government

AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions issued a track-specific flash flood warning more than one hour before government meteorologists issued a similar warning for the area. AccuWeather’s warning was also geographically smaller, allowing track inspectors to proceed to the specifically threatened areas rather than tying up vital train traffic while they tried to search for a flood. read more

AccuWeather Null Warning Enables Client to Avoid Unnecessary Disruption

AccuWeather Null Warning Enables Client to Avoid Unnecessary Disruption

On April 30, 2016, the Omaha World-Herald April 30, 2016, published an article highlighting how one of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions’ (AES) clients, an Omaha-based financial services company, avoided an unnecessary business disruption when they were not threatened by a tornado. read more

AccuWeather Clients Given 22 Minutes Advanced Notice of Florida Tornado. No Government Warning.

AccuWeather Clients Given 22 Minutes Advanced Notice of Florida Tornado. No Government Warning.

AccuWeather issued a tornado warning at 6:48am for our clients in the tornado’s forecast path including a railroad and several home improvement stores. There was no National Weather Service watch or warning of any kind in effect anywhere in the region. The tornado touched down at 7:10am, 22 minutes after our warning was issued. read more

AccuWeather First to Predict Historic January 2016 Blizzard 5 Days in Advance

AccuWeather First to Predict Historic January 2016 Blizzard 5 Days in Advance

Beginning on Sunday, January 17, 2016, AccuWeather began warning clients 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 in advance of what to expect and had time to prepare for the historic situation that was going to unfold. Read how our customers gained a competitive edge… read more

Historic Tornado Outbreak Leaves Its Mark on the Holidays

Historic Tornado Outbreak Leaves Its Mark on the Holidays

AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions providing critical lead time of a tornado to a national chain convenience store in the Dallas, TX, area on December 26, 2015. The AccuWeather warning went out 30 minutes prior to the government’s tornado warning for the storm that would eventually kill 11 people. When the store received the tornado warning from AccuWeather, they allowed people to take shelter inside, and then locked it down. While the store was not… read more

Trains Kept Safe Through California’s Disastrous Mudslides

Trains Kept Safe Through California’s Disastrous Mudslides

AccuWeather provided precise warnings of the flash flood that led to the devastating mudslides on State Highway 58. AccuWeather provided timely notifications to rail operators in the area in order to reroute trains passing through - saving not only millions of dollars in products on the trains but also the lives of railway operators. With AccuWeather’s continued notifications throughout the event, maintenance crews were able to start running… read more

AccuWeather Accurately Predicts Dry Monsoon Season

AccuWeather Accurately Predicts Dry Monsoon Season

A crucial metric that is watched by the agriculture industry ahead of the monsoon season in India is percentage of rainfall compared to normal. Currently, the monsoon season has yielded 13% below normal rainfall. AccuWeather had the only forecast to predict rainfall to be well below normal for this year. AccuWeather’s bold forecast of 10% below normal has only occurred 15% of the time. read more

South Carolina Flooding | Record. Historic. Catastrophic.

South Carolina Flooding | Record. Historic. Catastrophic.

Our hearts go out to those who have experienced losses to their businesses and homes, as well as other impacts from this record flood event. But, the effects would have been so much worse without superb, advance weather forecasts. In the historic images of miles and miles of floodwaters, it is hard to envision the trains that did not derail, the implementation of business continuity and safety plans, and other work that mitigated the effects of this… read more

One Storm, Two Outcomes

One Storm, Two Outcomes

​AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions provides 14-minutes of advanced lead time for a tornado crossing CSX’s railroad track while simultaneously saving an aircraft manufacturer thousands of dollars by preventing an unnecessary shutdown for sheltering. read more

Concert Venue Receives 21 Minute Lead Time of Lightning Strike

Concert Venue Receives 21 Minute Lead Time of Lightning Strike

​AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions’ meteorologists provide Superior Accuracy by providing 21 minutes of advance notice before lightning developed. By giving a detailed and customized warning for a specific venue, hundreds of people were evacuated safely. There were no injuries! When the threat passed, the concert was restarted! read more

The Value of SkyGuard for a Northeast Tornado

The Value of SkyGuard for a Northeast Tornado

​Tornado warnings are infrequent in the Northeast. However, on June 30th southeast Pennsylvania was being threatened by a tornado. The value of a site-specific SkyGuard warning was on display as it precisely outlined the area that would be impacted by the EF1 tornado. Thanks to SkyGuard warnings from AccuWeather, businesses are able to correctly understand storm impact and timing on their assets. read more

Microsoft Cloud enables AccuWeather to deliver solutions to Lowe’s, Motorola, and LiveNation

Microsoft Cloud enables AccuWeather to deliver solutions to Lowe’s, Motorola, and LiveNation

Lowe’s, Motorola and LiveNation are just a few examples of the ways AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, the commercial weather services division of AccuWeather, Inc., delivers mission-critical weather-driven enterprise solutions to assist businesses, government, media, and institutions, protecting people, property and profits worldwide. Serving over 240 of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands more, AccuWeather enterprise products and services include… read more

AccuWeather HazWx Model Ahead of the Storm

AccuWeather HazWx Model Ahead of the Storm

On May 16, the HazWx model forecasted an enhanced tornado risk over a small area of southwest Oklahoma 32 minutes before a government forecast was available and more than two hours before the tornado occurred in this area. read more

Northern Illinois Tornadoes

Northern Illinois Tornadoes

There are few sights in nature that are simultaneously more terrifying and awe-inspiring than a violent tornado. Yet, modern technology and weather science allow the injuries, deaths and damages to be mitigated from these horrific storms. read more

Moore, Oklahoma Tornado

Moore, Oklahoma Tornado

The most precious gift you can have when a tornado is bearing down on you is time. Time to plan. Time to gather up your family, employees or customers and get to shelter before the storm arrives. When the tornado – that was a surprise to some – moved across Moore, Oklahoma, on March 25, 2015, it was not a surprise to the clients of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions. Our clients had more than 15 minutes of advance notice the tornado was on the way. read more

AccuWeather uses Superior Accuracy to Predict Winter Weather Months in Advance

AccuWeather uses Superior Accuracy to Predict Winter Weather Months in Advance

​Months prior to the start of the winter weather season, AccuWeather was able to accurately forecast the impending winter weather. read more

AccuWeather Calls for Flooding in Desert Southwest Four Days in Advance with Superior Accuracy™

AccuWeather Calls for Flooding in Desert Southwest Four Days in Advance with Superior Accuracy™

​Four days before other major weather services called for it, AccuWeather accurately predicted and outlined the effects Hurricane Norbert and Tropical Storm Dolly would have on the Desert Southwest. read more

Lake Effect PoP

Lake Effect PoP

​Precision. Dependability. Trust. Guts. These words describe AccuWeather Enterprise Solution’s forecasts and storm warnings during the extraordinary Buffalo Blizzard of 2014. read more