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

The Paul Revere of Rivers

The Paul Revere of Rivers

​When severe flooding struck the central US in April 2009, many were caught unaware by its speed and severity. But clients of Weather knew to prepare three days before the rains arrived. read more

The Cost of Unnecessary False Alarms

The Cost of Unnecessary False Alarms

​AccuWeather helps our clients prevent chaos, disruption, and loss of productivity involved with false alarms and unnecessary warnings.</p> read more

23 Hours of Saving Lives

23 Hours of Saving Lives

​During a 23-hour period beginning 5pm Eastern time, March 7, 2009, a series of tornadoes – moving at interstate highway speeds – sped across America’s heartland. Here are the stories of how we saved lives and money for our clients. read more

Midnight Tornado in Georgia

Midnight Tornado in Georgia

​At 12:45 a.m., February 19, 2009, AccuWeather issued a tornado warning for the Caterpillar facility in Thomasville, Georgia. Government warnings for the facility were not issued until 11 minutes later at 12:56 a.m. We gave our client an extra 11 minutes to prepare before the tornado arrived. read more

Clemson University Heeds Tornado Warning by AccuWeather

Clemson University Heeds Tornado Warning by AccuWeather

​Clemson officials activate campus tornado sirens and emergency protocols after receiving site-specific tornado warning, “the tornado will pass very close to, if not over, the campus…”, from AccuWeather. read more

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