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

– Patented minute-by-minute forecast technology now available in France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and parts of the Czech Republic

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced that the innovative AccuWeather MinuteCast® is now available on its website and mobile website in seven additional countries throughout Europe including France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and parts of the Czech Republic. In addition to the new global locations, AccuWeather MinuteCast continues to be available for people in locations across the contiguous United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Japan.

AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced that the innovative AccuWeather MinuteCast(R) is now available on its website and mobile website in seven additional countries throughout Europe including France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and parts of the Czech Republic.


AccuWeather, Inc., the global leader in digital weather information, today announced that the innovative AccuWeather MinuteCast(R) is now available on its website and mobile website in seven additional countries throughout Europe including France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and parts of the Czech Republic.

AccuWeather MinuteCast is the unique, patent-based minute-by-minute precipitation forecast for users’ street addresses or GPS locations. It gives users by-the-minute precipitation forecasts for the next two hours – including precipitation type and intensity, start times, and end times for their exact locations, with the Superior Accuracy™ that is AccuWeather’s hallmark. AccuWeather MinuteCast is uniquely supported by both national and international patent technology.

"Providing AccuWeather MinuteCast in these new nations supports our continued focus on bringing the best available forecasts to users at every location on Earth," said Steven Smith, Chief Digital Officer of AccuWeather, Inc. "People are using AccuWeather MinuteCast to make more informed decisions about their near-term plans and to carefully watch the weather throughout important events. Knowing whether precipitation will happen and what kind you can expect is helpful in making decisions about travel, what to wear, and activities – helping people to improve their lives day-by-day and minute-by-minute."

AccuWeather offers global forecasts for every place on Earth in over 100 languages and dialects, and this number is growing constantly. MinuteCast is part of AccuWeather’s portfolio of unique and innovative weather information including: 45-, 30-, 25-, and 15-Day Forecasts; hourly forecasts; RealFeel Temperature®; and lifestyle forecasts informing how weather affects travel, business planning, and hobbies, such as golfing and sailing, and conditions such as migraines and allergies.

"AccuWeather MinuteCast is currently available in twelve countries and our plan is to make it available everywhere on Earth," said Barry Lee Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, Inc.

AccuWeather MinuteCast is easily accessible from any mobile or connected device with a web browser at www.AccuWeather.com.

About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Every day over a 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™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for any longitude/latitude on Earth, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by 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. AccuWeather’s CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is a recognized expert in global weather information issues and one of the world’s most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

Visit accuweather.com for additional information.

For more information contact:
Justin Roberti / 814.235.8756 / roberti@accuweather.com
AccuWeather, Inc. / 385 Science Park Road / State College, PA 16803

Sara Ball / 415.318.4367 / sball@golinharris.com
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