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

Union Pacific Derailment Prevented – Lives Saved

Union Pacific Derailment Prevented – Lives Saved

​A customized flash flood warning issued for Union Pacific prompts inspector to check tracks. Upon inspection Union Pacific finds the track is washed out. They immediately reroute their trains to avoid derailment. read more

The Disaster That Wasn’t

The Disaster That Wasn’t

​The tornado that destroyed Caterpillar’s Oxford, Mississippi plant “could have been the most severe crisis in Caterpillar’s history”, according to the Wall Street Journal. AccuWeather issued the only tornado warning for the plant and helped save lives. read more

Saving Lives is What We Do

Saving Lives is What We Do

​AccuWeather is proud of the role we played in saving lives in Greensburg including: Storm Chasers using our exclusive Storm Hawk technology, television stations using the radar and Storm Hawk reports with the on-air AccuWeather SelectWarn system, and our meteorologists issuing a tornado warning for Union Pacific allowing them 43 minutes of advanced notice. read more

Keeping Athletes Safe

Keeping Athletes Safe

​When officials at Florida State University wanted to keep their athletes, fans and staff safe, they needed a “world-class” solution. So, FSU turned to AccuWeather’s SkyGuard lightning warning service. read more

Advance SkyGuard Warning Stops Train Before Greensburg Tornado Strike

Advance SkyGuard Warning Stops Train Before Greensburg Tornado Strike

​At 9:12 pm Union Pacific (UP) received a SkyGuard tornado warning in effect from 9:30 pm - 10 pm for their track-specific points located near Greensburg, KS. This allowed UP dispatchers read more

U.S. Congress Recognized Only One Weather Company, AccuWeather, in Its Reports On Katrina

U.S. Congress Recognized Only One Weather Company, AccuWeather, in Its Reports On Katrina

​The U.S. Congress Recognized Only One Weather Company, AccuWeather in Its Reports Surrounding Hurricane Katrina. “AccuWeather issued a forecast predicting the target of Katrina’s landfall nearly 12 hours before the NHC (National Hurricane Center) issued its first warning, and argued the extra time could have aided evacuation of the region.” read more