AccuWeather Introduces New Digital Weather Content Services for Surveying 07.30.2002
AccuWeather Inc. announced that specialized digital weather data - including real-time radar and lightning-strike information, as well as 15-day and Hour-By-Hour forecasts - is now available for the surveying and mapping industry, and for professionals that serve it. The service provides comprehensive forecast and current weather information specifically designed for them. Detailed and customized forecasts can be found on AccuWeather’s Web site (www.accuweather.com), offering those in the industry the ability to view and access specific weather information tailored to their needs, including 15-day AccuWeather forecasts for any location on earth.
They can either access AccuWeather.com, link to the Web site, or receive customized graphic, text and other valuable weather content delivered onto Internet or Intranet sites.
AccuWeather.com, the world’s most comprehensive weather forecasting and information Web site, offers greater depth and breadth of weather information than any other online source.
“For most surveying and mapping operations, weather has an impact on workloads, material use, scheduling, and safety,” says Dr. Joel N. Myers, AccuWeather, Inc. founder and president. “By delivering highly customized weather data, we can help professionals manage equipment, resources and materials to maximize safety and reduce costs.”
With over 100 forecast meteorologists – the greatest number in one place anywhere in the world – and exclusive proprietary technologies that enhance forecast accuracy and localization, AccuWeather has provided customized, pinpointed and highly accurate forecast to a wide range of businesses for 40 years. Now this content and expertise is available through AccuWeather.com and for placement directly onto other Web sites. Services include local, Metro, state, and regional real-time radar, pinpoint lightning-strike data, Hour-By-Hour forecasts for up to 15 days, exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature and UV Index current condition reports and forecasts, as well as official government severe weather bulletins.
Businesses and individuals can access the service by visiting AccuWeather.com, linking to the site or by subscribing to receive industry-specific weather data for use on their own Web sites. Two AccuWeather.com services offer proactive forecasts and information.
AccuWeather.com Desktop is a free, fully customizable downloadable program that offers automatically updating radar images and current conditions as well as links to the current forecast whenever a users computer is connected to the Internet. It even displays the current temperature when reduced to an icon.
AccuWeather.com Alert is a personalized email that delivers 7-day local forecasts and severe weather warnings up to three times a day for any U.S. ZIP Code selected by a user.
Also available a specialized weather reports and private consultation with AccuWeather’s 100 expert meteorologists, focusing on the precise weather factors most likely to impact operations anywhere in the world. Offered on a subscription basis, the reports can be delivered via fax, e-mail or even on a special, private Web site.