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Winter Is Coming -- Make Sure You Are "AccuWeather Ready" with Critical Safety Information

November 17, 2017; 11:46 AM

AccuWeather's exclusive cross-platform program provides critical weather information, news, videos, alerts, tools, and more to help you stay informed, prepared and safe in winter conditions.

AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- November 17, 2017 -- The world's largest, fastest-growing and most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings wants you to get "AccuWeather Read" for winter by visiting AccuWeather.com/ready.

By providing the most accurate forecasts and warnings, AccuWeather helps save more lives, keeps more people safe, and helps companies plan more effectively in all weather conditions. The AccuWeather Ready initiative takes this commitment even further by providing weather preparedness updates and tools when they matter the most, personalizing the weather so people can improve their lives. As temperatures drop, visit AccuWeather Ready to prepare for what the season has in store.

The AccuWeather Ready program includes educational weather news and videos, actionable safety tips and resources, personalized weather preparedness plans, detailed checklists, severe weather push notifications in the AccuWeather app on iOS and Android, and more.

"Winter is just around the corner, already snow is flying, ice is glazing highways and bitter arctic winds will soon set in," said Evan Myers, AccuWeather's Chief Operating Officer and Senior Meteorologist. "AccuWeather Ready combines the accuracy of our pinpoint, accurate forecasts with the tools needed to get prepared and stay prepared for winter's worst. It all comes wrapped neatly together on AccuWeather.com/ready, I urge families and individuals to go to it and use it often."

Winter-related information available on the AccuWeather Ready site includes:

- The items you need in your winter storm survival kit

- How to prepare your vehicle for winter's worst conditions

- Keeping pets safe and healthy in winter weather

- Holiday safety recommendations

- Winter travel tips for drivers and passengers

- Tips for braving the cold

- Why exercising in cold weather is beneficial for your health

- And more.

The AccuWeather Ready program demonstrates AccuWeather's continued leadership and commitment as a U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. AccuWeather was named one of NOAA's first Ambassadors in the weather enterprise initiative, launched in 2014 to recognize organizations committed to helping the nation be better prepared for, respond to, and recover from weather-related disasters. AccuWeather and NOAA have partnered for many years. The company has supported NOAA and National Weather Service (NWS) budgets in testimony and presentations before the United States Congress and with the Office of Management and Budget, as well as other federal agencies. AccuWeather has been a longtime cooperation partner with NOAA.

About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com

Nearly 2 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute(tm) forecasts with Superior Accuracy(tm) with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers -- a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs -- AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.


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