Site Helps Schools Access Weather Information

Education professionals from superintendents to directors of transportation can use to find out about major storms and other weather systems before they hit, enabling them to plan ahead. is a subscription-based service that provides comprehensive forecasts and current weather information specifically designed to help educators and administrators plan and manage district resources. Detailed and customized forecasts can be found on the site, School officials can use the system to view and access specific weather information tailored to their needs, including 10-15 day AccuWeather forecasts for any location worldwide.

The site boasts over 100 forecasts, meteorologists and proprietary technologies that enhance forecast accuracy and localization. AccuWeather has been providing weather forecasting services to the education industry for more than 25 years. The site's other services include weather data models; map-plotting capabilities; real-time NEXRAD Doppler radar imagery; satellite imagery; high winds, heavy rain and snow alerts; as well as direct consultations with meteorologists. AccuWeather Inc., State College, PA, (814) 235-8650,

This article originally appeared in the 03/01/2002 issue of THE Journal.

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