Recent News, Industry Events, Articles and Information from AccuWeather

AccuWeather featured at the Esri International User Conference Plenary Session

​AccuWeather’s Premium Content was showcased at the Esri International User Conference Plenary Session on July 8, 2013. Learn more… read more

Summer Forecast: Dry in Eastern Europe; Cool in UK, France

​European seasonal outlook Greece, the Balkans, Poland: Drought Concerns Throughout the winter and through the beginning of the spring, southeastern Europe experienced very wet conditions, keeping temperatures within the normal range for most cities. This summer, the core of the heat will be over western… read more

Summer Outlook for Canada from AccuWeather

​State College, PA—20 May 2013—Canada as a whole will experience a more typical summer weather regime in 2013, especially compared to the record-setting, warm summer that occurred in 2012. However, we still expect the summer of 2013 to end up ranking in the top-10 warmest summers as the far north… read more

An Active 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season: AccuWeather’s Long-Range Prediction

​State College, Pa.—15 May 2013—AccuWeather projects that, after a devastating blow to the East from Superstorm Sandy in October of 2012, residents and homeowners on the Atlantic coast should anticipate another active season in 2013. 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast AccuWeather’s long-range team… read more

National Weather Service Terminates Sandy Service Review

November 16, 2012—The National Weather Service has terminated the Service Assessment Team that was to review the effort of the NWS during Hurricane Sandy. Assessment team members, including AccuWeather’s Mike Smith, were contacted via email by Douglas Young, Performance Branch Chief at NOAA, on Thursday… read more

AccuWeather Celebrates 50th Anniversary

​STATE COLLEGE, PA – November 15, 2012 – AccuWeather, Inc. marks 50 years of operation today by launching a year-long recognition of the company’s 50th anniversary through a series of events, as well as retrospective stories and videos on download

Lowe’s Relies on AccuWeather’s SkyGuard Online in Sandy Emergency

​Rik Absher, Lowe’s Command Center Supervisor, pinpoints more than 300 Lowe’s stores in the path of flooding, wind and snowfall as Superstorm Sandy is forecasted to impact the East Coast. read more

AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions Launches New Web Presence

​STATE COLLEGE, PA, October 22, 2012 — Accurate, pinpoint weather warnings, forecasts, custom business analytics and other weather data products for locations worldwide are featured on the new website ( launched today by AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions. download

SkyGuard® Mobile Provides Customized Severe Weather Warnings and Standard Operating Procedures – All

STATE COLLEGE, PA, September 10, 2012 - ​When seconds count in severe weather, SkyGuard Mobile ensures a swift response by delivering site-specific severe weather warnings directly into the hands of the end user–combined with quick and direct access to their organization’s standard operating procedures… download

Third release of SkyGuard Online includes enhanced message center, updated technology, and incorpora

​ STATE COLLEGE, PA, July 20, 2012 — AccuWeather today introduces SkyGuard® Online V2.0, the third release of the interactive mapping system that uses the Esri ArcGIS 10 enabled technology to help enterprises mitigate the risks of severe weather to their operations. download

AccuWeather and the Center for Supply Chain Research Provide Insight into Weather Related Supply Cha

​STATE COLLEGE, PA, April 06, 2012 - AccuWeather is teaming up with the Center for Supply Chain Research in Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, to educate companies on how to prepare their enterprises and supply chains for severe weather events. download

WeatherData Services, Inc. becomes AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, Inc.

​STATE COLLEGE, PA, August 24, 2011 - AccuWeather, Inc. announced today that the name of WeatherData Services Inc., an AccuWeather company, has been officially changed to AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, Inc. The adoption of the new name reflects the company’s focus on developing and providing leading-edge… download

AccuWeather Adds Canadian Radar and Warnings to Extreme-Weather Esri-Based Mapping Solutions

​STATE COLLEGE, PA, July 27, 2011 - AccuWeather, Inc. today introduces the addition of comprehensive Canadian warnings and radar in the latest upgrade to SkyGuard® Online. The interactive mapping system uses the Esri ArcGIS 10 Enabled technology to help businesses track how weather will impact their… download

AccuWeather Upgrades Extreme-Weather Esri-Based Mapping Solution

​STATE COLLEGE, PA, July 11, 2011 - AccuWeather, Inc. ( today introduces the latest upgrade to SkyGuard® Online, the interactive mapping system that uses the Esri ArcGIS 10 Enabled technology to help businesses track how weather will impact their operations. download

New GIS-based AccuWeather Solution Helps Ensure Safety and Business Continuity

​STATE COLLEGE, PA., August 16, 2010 -, the world’s leading multimedia weather information source, today introduces SkyGuard® Online, an interactive mapping system that uses the ESRI, Inc. ArcGIS 10 Enabled technology to help businesses track how weather will impact their operations. download

New AccuWeather Business Solution Builds Upon Need for Detailed, Specific Long-Range Forecasts

​STATE COLLEGE, PA. August 2, 2010 -, the world’s leading multimedia weather information source, today introduces SkyGuard® Long-Range, a new service helping businesses across industries proactively plan and make informed decisions about weather’s impact on their business operations. download

WeatherData Services, Inc. Moves to Expanded Severe Weather Center

​WICHITA, KS, October 6, 2009 — WeatherData Services, Inc., an AccuWeather company, (, announced today that it has completed its move across downtown Wichita, KS, to new, state of the art, and much larger quarters in the Bank of America Center. download Announces Partnership with GeoMicro

​STATE COLLEGE, PA – June 8, 2009 –, the World’s Weather Authority, has announced its new partnership with GeoMicro, Inc., a leading provider of mapping and navigation software that enables location-based services. This integrated solution will allow organizations to utilize their… download

3n and AccuWeather Ensure Customers Remain One Step Ahead of Weather

​STATE COLLEGE, PA. February 11, 2009 – – 3n Global (, the leading global mass notification system provider, and AccuWeather, Inc.®, today announced a partnership to drive effective emergency communications in the face of severe weather. The partnership will empower organizations… download

SkyGuard® Protects Stephenville Independent School District Students with Advance Weather Warnings

​STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – September 22, 2008 – Stephenville Independent School District (Stephenville, Texas) began the 2008-2009 school year with a renewed sense of protection. This year administrators have a tool to better protect students and staff members in hazardous weather situations. SkyGuard… download