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AccuWeather Names Four Key Appointments to Executive Team, Supporting Record-Level Global Expansion
August 28, 2015; 1:35 PM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, has announced key promotions to its executive team, adding four leadership appointments: Vincent McDonald has been named Chief International Strategy Officer; John Dokes has been named General Manager of the AccuWeather Network; Steven Smith has been named President of Digital Media; and Chris Patti has been named Chief Technology Officer.
AccuWeather Remembers the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
August 24, 2015; 3:57 PM

In remembrance of one of the deadliest and costliest natural disasters in U.S. history, AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, has launched an online news and video center, Remembering Hurricane Katrina. With an overwhelming storm surge and waves over 20 feet tall, Katrina was responsible more than 1,800 deaths and resulted in $108 billion of damage. The recovery from this disastrous storm continues to this day. The online center traces the event and recovery original news stories and videos that provide unique scientific and personal insights into the disastrous storm.
AccuWeather Unveils Revolutionary Business Enterprise Portal for Access to Hyper-Local Weather Data and Services
July 22, 2015; 10:50 AM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the revolutionary commercial weather portal which provides a customizable interface for clients to merge powerful, geographic information systems-integrated (GIS-integrated) weather components in one easy view for enhanced access to powerful business intelligence and situational awareness in decision making. As the gold standard in weather forecasting with Superior Accuracy™, AccuWeather is the number one supplier of customized, pinpoint weather warnings to large enterprises, as well as a vital information source for worldwide weather forecasts, data, and meteorological consulting services. AccuWeather now offers these unparalleled services through one proprietary, centralized point of access for enterprises.
AccuWeather Launches AccUcast, Providing Exclusive Crowdsourced Weather Feature Worldwide
July 21, 2015; 10:57 AM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today introduced AccUcast™, an exciting interactive crowdsourcing feature available in the AccuWeather universal iOS app where users can now share their local weather updates. AccUcast is the only crowdsourcing tool with live crowdsourced weather maps that provide current weather conditions submitted by users in a global animation display. AccuWeather designed and developed AccUcast to help people worldwide make more informed decisions, providing a new level of localization and user interactivity in weather forecasting.
AccuWeather Founder Dr. Joel Myers to Deliver Big Data Weather Track Keynote at 2015 Esri User Conference
July 20, 2015; 9:48 AM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced that AccuWeather Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers will serve as the keynote speaker for the second annual Weather Track at the 2015 Esri International User Conference. The presentation entitled "Transformational Change Driven by Big Data" will take place on July 21st from 1:30 to 2:00 PM in Ballroom 20.
AccuWeather MinuteCast Gives You More in Minute-by-Minute Forecasts, a Top Tech Must-Have for Every Day
July 01, 2015; 9:45 AM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced it is now offering AccuWeather MinuteCast(R) in 13 countries with plans to provide its unique hyper-local forecast in additional countries worldwide, continuing its rapid expansion. The patented forecast includes precipitation type and intensity, as well as start and end times for precipitation by the minute for the next two hours, localized to a person's exact street address or GPS location. Award-winning AccuWeather apps and AccuWeather.com website provide the MinuteCast feature free of charge to users.
AccuWeather Celebrates Fans Around the World in New Facebook Fan of the Week #FanFriday Feature
June 08, 2015; 3:37 PM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, announced today that fans can share their favorite weather photos on the AccuWeather Facebook page for their chance to be featured on AccuWeather.com. Users are invited to share their favorite weather photos, such as weather selfies, friends and family having fun in the great outdoors, and their pets enjoying the weather, by posting their images and captions to the AccuWeather Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AccuWeather. Fans can also enter on Twitter by using the hashtag #FanFriday with their weather photo.
AccuWeather Partners with American Red Cross to Aid those Affected by Severe Weather
June 02, 2015; 8:55 AM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, is pleased to announce its continuing alliance with the American Red Cross to assist weather disaster victims everywhere. Today is “All in 1 Day” – the inaugural Red Cross Giving Day and a nationwide campaign to increase awareness of all that the Red Cross does throughout the year.
AccuWeather Applauds House of Representatives Passage of Weather Forecast and Innovations Act of 2015
May 26, 2015; 10:28 AM

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, is celebrating the passage of the innovative bill H.R. 1561, known as the Weather Forecast and Innovations Act of 2015. The bill is the first step toward giving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the authority to acquire high-value commercial and academic weather data and will help NOAA advance its global forecasting superiority in weather prediction.
AccuWeather Announces Groundbreaking Joint Venture with Government's Commercial Weather Company in China, Expanding Global Reach
May 22, 2015; 12:27 PM

AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, and Huafeng Media Group, the commercial weather media company owned by the China Meteorological Administration, have formed a unique one-of-a-kind joint venture for the distribution of enhanced weather information in China. The partnership expands AccuWeather's forecast locations and offers people throughout China enhanced weather forecasts of many kinds never before available in China.
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