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Dec 08, 2014, 11:01 ET

AccuWeather MinuteCast Study Reveals How Winter Impacts Road Travel and Holiday Plans Down to the Minute

 AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced the results of a national survey that details how...

Nov 17, 2014, 11:36 ET
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, announced today that it is sponsoring a sweepstakes that asks users to share their true stories, in pictures and captions, showing how they make each minute count in their own lives. Participants are invited to upload images and captions to AccuWeather's Facebook page sweepstakes tab or through Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win $1,000 or other prizes.

AccuWeather MinuteCast Moments Sweepstakes Invites Users to Share Their MinuteCast Experience

 AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, announced today that it is sponsoring a sweepstakes that asks...

Nov 06, 2014, 11:46 ET

AccuWeather MinuteCast Global Expansion Continues, Now Available in Seven Additional Countries

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced that the innovative AccuWeather MinuteCast® is now...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:25 ET
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced that the Minnesota Vikings have been added to the growing list of college and professional sports teams which have deployed the StoryTeller(r) Interactive Touchscreen Solution for their broadcast and communications.

StoryTeller Brings Hard-Hitting Excitement to Minnesota Vikings Broadcasts

 AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced that the Minnesota Vikings have been added to...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:22 ET
The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, for the second year in a row, recognizes AccuWeather with three digital awards -- one Gold award for its iPhone app and two Silver awards for its Android app and its mobile weather website. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

AccuWeather Wins Three W3 Mobile Awards for Apps and Mobile Website

 The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), for the second year in a row, recognizes AccuWeather with three digital awards -- one Gold...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET
AccuWeather MinuteCast provides patented minute-by-minute, highly localized weather forecasts to keep event attendees informed on exactly when precipitation will start and stop at their precise street or GPS locations.  Now, deciding what to wear and safeguarding your style is easier than ever in all kinds of weather with this innovative new pinpointed forecast. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

AccuWeather Keeps you Fashionable with New MinuteCast, the Must-Have Accessory for All Seasons

 AccuWeather, the global leader in digital weather information, provides a fresh new approach to preserving fashion-forward styles with...

Aug 21, 2014, 11:45 ET
AccuWeather has launched a new version of its Weather for Life app designed for Windows Phone users. The app has several new, popular AccuWeather features, such as MinuteCast(R), the leading minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for a person's exact street address or GPS location. AccuWeather's Windows Phone app is the first of its mobile apps to expand MinuteCast for more locations, including Japan, Ireland, United Kingdom, Canada, and the contiguous United States. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather, Inc.)

AccuWeather Updates Windows Phone App to Include MinuteCast for Global Locations

 AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched a new version of its Weather for Life app...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:00 ET
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched an AccuWeather app for users of the new Amazon Fire phone available from the Amazon Appstore. The free app includes popular AccuWeather features, such as MinuteCast(R), the leading minute-by-minute weather forecast. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather, Inc.)

AccuWeather Launches New App for Amazon Fire Phone

 AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched an AccuWeather app for users of the new...

Jul 31, 2014, 10:15 ET

AccuWeather Works with Facebook to Help Make the Internet More Accessible and Affordable Globally

 AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced it has launched a free AccuWeather service for users of...

Jul 14, 2014, 12:21 ET
Serving 240 of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds more, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions - the commercial services division of AccuWeather, Inc. - delivers mission-critical weather-driven enterprise solutions to assist businesses, government, media, and institutions, protecting people, property, and profits worldwide. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather, Inc.)

AccuWeather Provides Key Speakers for 2014 Esri International User Conference and New "Weather Track"

 AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions (AES) is partnering with leading Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions supplier Environmental Systems...

Jun 16, 2014, 12:57 ET
AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, is pleased to work with Motorola Solutions as the sole provider of real-time weather data through their Intelligent Data Portal to help increase situational awareness for first responders in the field. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

AccuWeather Provides Severe Weather Information in the Field on Motorola Solutions' Intelligent Data Portal

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, is pleased to work with Motorola Solutions as...

Jun 12, 2014, 14:05 ET
AccuWeather - Weather for Life gives users Minute by Minute(TM) forecasts for their exact street addresses. The forecasts include information about precipitation type and intensity as well as start and end times. The app, which is available in 27 languages, supports nearly 3 million locations. It allows users to customize the layout and receive severe weather alerts for U.S. locations. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

AccuWeather Wins Mobile Award for Newly-Designed iOS 7 iPhone App

 AccuWeather, a leading global digital media company, was honored during Internet Week New York with the 2014 APPY Award for Mobile...

Apr 09, 2014, 13:15 ET
The StoryTeller(R) INRIX Traffic App now delivers an expanded range of features including projected drive times, customizable street labeling, the use of Webcams and sensors from any source for remote updates and visual reporting, and MinuteCast(TM), a feature exclusive to AccuWeather brand partners, for precipitation start and end times.  (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

StoryTeller Launches Enhanced INRIX Traffic App, Expanding Newsroom Traffic Reporting Capabilities

AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- The enhanced and expanded StoryTeller INRIX Traffic App now offers newsrooms a wider range of...

Apr 08, 2014, 12:52 ET
With the launch of the improved StoryTeller(R) Social Media App at the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, newsrooms will now have the ability to import popular social media feeds with viewer comments and images with greater ease and effectiveness in StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution created by AccuWeather.  (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

StoryTeller Introduces New Features in Social Media App for Superior Viewer Engagement in Breaking News

 AccuWeather Global Weather Center – Social media has the unique advantage of giving newsrooms instant feedback, opinions, and...

Apr 07, 2014, 16:58 ET

AccuWeather Signs Agreement with Microsoft to Sell Perceptive Pixel Devices with StoryTeller

AccuWeather Global Weather Center — AccuWeather, Inc. has accepted an invitation to participate in the Microsoft Corp. Perceptive Pixel Pilot...

Apr 07, 2014, 13:19 ET
Powered by AlertID, America's family neighborhood security platform, the StoryTeller AlertID Crime App allows newsrooms to access data from communications between citizens, law enforcement, as well as federal, state, and local authorities.  (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

StoryTeller Unveils AlertID Crime App for the Newsroom

 Crime reports are one of the most highly viewed topics in today's news. With the launch of the new StoryTeller® AlertID® Crime App...

Apr 04, 2014, 13:28 ET
Loren Tobia, Vice President of Sales for Display Systems and Services, AccuWeather, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather, Inc.)

Loren Tobia Named Vice President of Sales for Display Systems and Services for AccuWeather, Inc.

AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- In light of the explosive growth of the StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution, Loren Tobia, a...

Apr 02, 2014, 10:00 ET
StoryTeller is known as the leading interactive touchscreen solution for the entire newsroom, reaching more than 80 million viewers.  (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

StoryTeller® Dramatically Expands Interactive Apps and Content, Featured in All Top 10 U.S. Markets

 Newsrooms worldwide can now access a significantly wider breadth of new interactive apps and features than ever before with StoryTeller...

Mar 26, 2014, 15:38 ET
Users of the HTC One (M8) will have instant access to AccuWeather's trusted weather information, including timely weather news and videos as well as hourly and extended forecasts.  (PRNewsFoto/AccuWeather)

AccuWeather Delivers Forecasts for New HTC One Smartphones

 AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- AccuWeather, a leading global digital media company, is partnering with HTC, a world leader in...

Mar 11, 2014, 11:01 ET

AccuWeather Launches MinuteCast™ on Web and In App for iPhone & iPod touch

AccuWeather Global Weather Center – AccuWeather, a leading global digital media company, launched its new MinuteCast™ feature on the...