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60 years of innovation, creativity and growth

60 years of innovation, creativity and growth

About Us

To save lives, protect property and help people, businesses and communities prosper.
AccuWeather®, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives and prevented tens of billions of dollars in property damage since its inception.
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About Us

To save lives, protect property and help people, businesses and communities prosper.

AccuWeather®, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives and prevented tens of billions of dollars in property damage since its inception.

Learn More About Our History

Proven Superior AccuracyTM

In study after study of statistical forecast accuracy, AccuWeather forecasts and warnings have been consistently proven most accurate in all categories examined. Our focus on impact and superior communications make the AccuWeather forecast more valuable.

In study after study of statistical forecast accuracy, AccuWeather forecasts and warnings have been consistently proven most accurate in all categories examined. Our focus on impact and superior communications make the AccuWeather forecast more valuable.

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Kantar Television Study

A Kantar Research on-air study proved that the AccuWeather/ABC forecast in all top ABC markets were more accurate and provided the most useful detail for viewers over and above any other local source.
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ForecastWatch

Leading independent industry tracker consistently showed that AccuWeather forecasts were more accurate than any other source of weather forecasts and warnings in all categories tested — temperature, precipitation and wind.
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AccuWeather Corporate Brochure

Since 1962, AccuWeather has protected people and property, making life easier, safer, and better. It has revolutionized the way people receive, experience, and react to weather news, meeting consumers wherever they are: via the web, digital apps, a TV network and live stream, and a comprehensive business suite.
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Kantar Television Study

A Kantar Research on-air study proved that the AccuWeather/ABC forecast in all top ABC markets were more accurate and provided the most useful detail for viewers over and above any other local source.
Read More
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ForecastWatch

Leading independent industry tracker consistently showed that AccuWeather forecasts were more accurate than any other source of weather forecasts and warnings in all categories tested — temperature, precipitation and wind.
Read More
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AccuWeather Corporate Brochure

Since 1962, AccuWeather has protected people and property, making life easier, safer, and better. It has revolutionized the way people receive, experience, and react to weather news, meeting consumers wherever they are: via the web, digital apps, a TV network and live stream, and a comprehensive business suite.
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Leadership

AccuWeather is led by an extraordinary and dynamic team of experienced meteorologists, entrepreneurs and technology and design experts.

AccuWeather is led by an extraordinary and dynamic team of experienced meteorologists, entrepreneurs and technology and design experts.

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Dr. Joel N. Myers

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Helen Swenson

Senior Vice President, Weather Content &
Forecast Operations & Chief Meteorologist

Kurt Fulepp

President, Digital

Dr. Joel N. Myers

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Porter

Senior Vice President, Weather Content &
Forecast Operations & Chief Meteorologist

Kurt Fulepp

President, Digital

AccuWeather at 60

Media Mention
Weather data dimension as an adjunct is important to traditional data sources in capturing the broader picture.
insideBIGDATA • October 21, 2019
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HURRICANE SEASON, WEATHER
Agnes was a launching pad for AccuWeather Inc., which had just made fledgling moves into the broadcast business by signing on radio stations in the Agnes-affected areas.
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EXTREME HEAT, WEATHER
Durango has received 2 inches of rain since the beginning of June, compared to the average of 0.5 inches, AccuWeather meteorologist Renee Duff says.
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HURRICANE, TROPICAL STORM, WEATHER
It was the first "crossover storm" since Hurricane Otto in November 2016, according to AccuWeather.
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BUSINESS, EXTREME HEAT, WEATHER
High temperatures in Houston, the biggest city in Texas, will mostly rise from 99 Fahrenheit (37.2 Celsius) on Thursday to 101 F on Sunday, according to AccuWeather.
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THUNDERSTORM, WEATHER
Green skies are not an uncommon phenomenon during severe weather, but the exact reason why it occurs is still unclear, according to AccuWeather.
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BUSINESS, INTERVIEW, PROFILE
AccuWeather recently hired news executive Helen Swenson to serve as its new chief content officer, tasked with leading America’s longest-running national weather service into a new era.
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BUSINESS
AccuWeather elevated Kurt Fulepp to President of Digital, and Brian Baker to Chief Product and Design Officer, the position previously held by Fulepp.
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APP, BUSINESS, WEATHER
AccuWeather (iOS, Android) isn't just a full-featured weather app — it also has a modern, clean interface that makes it a joy to browse for weather updates.
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EXTREME HEAT, HURRICANE SEASON, WEATHER
“There’s some pretty extraordinary stuff happening, stuff that’s not common at all,” says Paul Pastelok, lead long-range forecaster at AccuWeather.
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APP, WEATHER
Brian Lada is a digital journalist and meteorologist at AccuWeather who recommends downloading a few apps before you head out on your night sky excursion.
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EXTREME HEAT, WEATHER
AccuWeather said to brace for “the hottest conditions since last August,” with the chance in some places that “record highs that have stood for more than 100 years could be broken.”
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Business, Profile, Interview, Severe Weather, Hurricane, Tornadoes

AccuWeather for Business’ Jonathan Porter and Guy Pearson are interviewed discussing what happens at AccuWeather’s Severe Weather Center in Wichita.
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Business, Profile, Interview, Weather

AccuWeather Meteorologist Alan Reppert is interviewed as powerful storms threatened parts of the U.S. that were already contending with increases in new coronavirus cases.
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Business, Profile, Interview, Weather

Interview with Vice President and General Manager of AccuWeather for Business, Jonathan Porter.
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Business, App, Weather

AccuWeather has redesigned its weather app. The new version of the app is easier to navigate, with faster load times and a bolder user interface that puts AccuWeather’s “MinuteCast” feature front and center.
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Business, App, Weather

A new contender is angling to be Android’s weather app of choice: AccuWeather.
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Business, Weather, Hurricane, Tropical Storm

AccuWeather’s Jonathan Porter joined Cheddar’s News Wrap to discuss a variety of tropical threats including Hurricane Douglas and Tropical Storm Gonzalo.
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Business, Profile, Interview, Weather

AccuWeather Founder and CEO, Dr. Joel N. Myers is interviewed in a profile piece about AccuWeather and the weather forecasting industry.

  Forbes

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Business, Profile, Interview

After eliminating the position of chief marketing officer around a year ago, AccuWeather is bringing it back with the hire of Michelle Harmon-Madsen.

  AdWeek

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Weather, Hurricane Season, Tornado Season, COVID-19

AccuWeather’s Dan Kottlowski and Becky DePodwin discuss challenges facing hurricane and tornado preparation in the age of COVID-19

  Newsweek

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Business, Health, Weather

AccuWeather Founder and CEO, Dr. Joel N. Myers

  Cheddar

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Weather, Science, Forecasting, Hurricane Season

AccuWeather says it has created a new way of rating hurricanes that goes beyond the long-used method of categorizing storms based solely on wind strength — and its forecasters are hoping it catches on.

 Orlando Sun-Sentinel

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Weather, Business, Agriculture, Wildfires

AccuWeather Founder and CEO, Dr. Joel N. Myers offers a weather-related economic outlook on corn and soybean crops and other critical weather insights.

  Barron's

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Business, Weather

A profile on the benefits of AccuWeather’s value to the business community as 100-year storms become near-annual events.

. Crain’s New York Business

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Business, Weather, Hurricane Season

AccuWeather introduces the RealImpact scale for hurricanes factoring in estimates like flooding rain, storm surge,  and economic impact.

  TIME

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Business, Weather, Hurricane Season

AccuWeather, the popular private weather-forecasting company, has announced that come next hurricane season, it will use its own modeling system. Known as the RealImpact Scale, it will likely differ from the widely used Saffir-Simpson scale.

. Popular Mechanics

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Weather, Hurricane Season

AccuWeather’s Vice President of Business Services and General Manager of Enterprise Solutions, Jonathan Porter, discusses Hurricane Dorian before making landfall in Southern Florida.

  Yahoo! Finance

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Weather, Business

AccuWeather’s Vice President of Business Services and General Manager of Enterprise Solutions, Jonathan Porter, appears on ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto,’ to discuss the implications of winter weather heading into Black Friday.

  Fox News

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Weather Matters

We forecast for every longitude and latitude point on Earth with Superior Accuracy™.

190+

Forecast models used

3.5m

Locations forecasted

125+

Expert meteorologists on staff

Weather Matters

We forecast for every longitude and latitude point on Earth with Superior Accuracy™.

170+

Forecast models used

3.5m

Locations forecasted

100+

Expert meteorologists on staff