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

Superior Forecast Accuracy for Super Typhoon Neoguri

Superior Forecast Accuracy for Super Typhoon Neoguri

​Early July 2014, after a quiet start to the western Pacific tropical season, the basin came to life early in July 2014 as a tropical depression near Guam strengthened into Super Typhoon Neoguri, tracking toward Japan.   read more

Heavy Rains in Japan Were No Surprise for Our Clients

Heavy Rains in Japan Were No Surprise for Our Clients

​Correctly predicting a developing area of low pressure that brought heavy rainfall on March 30, 2014 to Katsuyama, Japan, AccuWeather called for heavy rainfall for the area when our competitors did not. AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions alerted its clients to this threat per their warning criteria, which in this case was 2 inches (50mm) of rain within a given 12 hour period. Other weather providers did not forecast heavy rain and with calls for… read more

June 2014, Indianapolis Tornado

June 2014, Indianapolis Tornado

​Some called the tornado a “freak event.” Others characterized their reaction as “shock” and “fear” as they “scurried for cover” when the tornado moved across Indianapolis. Clients of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions called it “well forecasted.” So much so they were able to plan for the storm and mitigate the risks it posed.   read more

Record Storm…Extraordinary Results

Record Storm…Extraordinary Results

​More than 2,500,000 people without electricity. Countless daily record snowfalls. Thousands of automobile accidents. And, weather stations in five states: Vermont, West Virginia, New York, Virginia and Maryland reported more than two feet of snow.   read more

A “Freak” Atlanta Storm was No Surprise to AccuWeather Clients

A “Freak” Atlanta Storm was No Surprise to AccuWeather Clients

​The Atlanta snow of January 28, 2014 has been dubbed by some as a “freak storm.” There was nothing “freakish” about it for AccuWeather customers. AccuWeather gave them the information they needed to make the right decisions.   read more

AccuWeather Provides Outstanding Warning of Texas Ice Storm

AccuWeather Provides Outstanding Warning of Texas Ice Storm

​A devastating ice storm. Thousands of businesses without power in the coldest weather of the year. Impossible driving conditions. Thousands sleeping on floors or cots for as long as three nights at the airport. Hundreds of semis trapped on I-35 in Denton County unable to make deliveries. Total damage estimated at $50 million.   read more

AccuWeather Success Story - Hurricane Sandy

AccuWeather Success Story - Hurricane Sandy

​Our forecasts correctly predicted the landfall and severity of the storm seven days before impact, and well ahead of other outlets. Several major news organizations quoted us as calling for a storm that “will affect millions and cost billions.” Days ahead we correctly called for “power outages for days or weeks stretching from West Virginia through New York and New England.”   read more

2 Storms, 2 Industries, 2,000 Miles

2 Storms, 2 Industries, 2,000 Miles

​Whether it’s a Pearl Jam concert or the largest railroad in Mexico, across dozens of industries, and throughout North America, leading companies no longer leave extreme weather to chance. They team with AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions to protect people, property, and profits. read more

AccuWeather Success Story - American Rail Dispatching Center

AccuWeather Success Story - American Rail Dispatching Center

​October 8, 2:15 PM.: AccuWeather issued American Rail Dispatching Center (ARDC) a flash flood warning for their track, from Palmer, MA, to Windsor, VT. The warning stated that 3” of rain had already fallen on the track and forecast 3” or more to fall throughout the night. The warning also stated to watch for high water and track washouts. read more

Tornado Strikes Town: No Lives Lost

Tornado Strikes Town: No Lives Lost

​When a violent tornado moved through the center of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on February 10, 2013, a quiet Sunday afternoon, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions provided its clients with clear, actionable information well before the National Weather Service. read more

Warnings for Blizzard of ‘13

Warnings for Blizzard of ‘13

​If you received critical business intelligence 24 hours before your competitors, would you have a competitive advantage? Of course! Find out what happened in the great snowstorm of February 7-9. read more

Outdoor Events Large and Small Benefit from SkyGuard

Outdoor Events Large and Small Benefit from SkyGuard

​Thursday, July 26, 2012, a tractor pull is in progress at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions is monitoring the atmosphere over the region and, at 8:05pm, issues a lightning warning for the Fair. read more

The Thunderclap Heard ‘Round the World

The Thunderclap Heard ‘Round the World

​As thunderstorms threatened the area, officials for Six Flags Over Texas received a lightning warning from AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions. They immediately began taking proactive measures to get their guests to a secure location. read more

Better Radar = Better Tornado Tracking

Better Radar = Better Tornado Tracking

​Often companies use the words, “new” and “better” for things that don’t really matter to their customers. During the week of April 9, 2012, AccuWeather used an improved radar to save lives.  read more

Andover Receives 13 Additional Minutes to Prepare

Andover Receives 13 Additional Minutes to Prepare

​The citizens of Andover had ample warning to shelter in their homes and to get to area shelters thanks to the SkyGuard Warning provided to the City of Andover.   read more

BNSF Receives 41 Minutes of Advance Tornado Warning

BNSF Receives 41 Minutes of Advance Tornado Warning

​Armed with a SkyGuard warning, BNSF was able to clear their track to insure a train was not in the path of the tornado.    read more

Spirit Aerosystems Employees Safe, 24 Minutes to Prepare for Tornado

Spirit Aerosystems Employees Safe, 24 Minutes to Prepare for Tornado

​As a large tornado was approaching Wichita, KS our clients, such as Spirit Aerosystems, were receiving SkyGuard warnings tailored with times of arrival and other information pertinent to their specific requirements.   read more

Mission Critical Warnings Provided to Clients in Dallas

Mission Critical Warnings Provided to Clients in Dallas

​When a vicious swarm of tornadoes was about to strike the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, AccuWeather provided mission-critical tornado warnings for clients who needed to seek shelter, as well as vital messages (“null tornado messages”) for clients that were out  of harm’s way - so they could continue regular operations.   read more

Trains Kept Safe during Joplin Tornado

Trains Kept Safe during Joplin Tornado

​Since 1991, Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) has partnered with AccuWeather to provide track-specific weather risk mitigation warnings to keep its trains and people out of harm’s way. That partnership paid huge dividends on Sunday, May 22, 2011 when a violent and extremely large tornado crossed the KCS track as it made its way across Joplin, Missouri.  read more

Lives Saved, Business Disruption Avoided

Lives Saved, Business Disruption Avoided

​During the four-day period from Sunday, April 24 through Wednesday, April 27, we issued more than 3,200 warnings and warning-related messages to our clients. That is a record. These went to railroads, manufacturers, corporate campuses, data centers, and government facilities.  read more