Category Archives: Lightning Detection

Spark of Inspiration

Lightning is beautiful, awe-inspiring and dangerous. It’s also the basis of our innovative technology that alerts everyone — from first responders to families — to severe weather and dangerous lightning strikes.

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Strong Spring Storms Detected by Brazilian Lightning Detection Network (BrasilDAT)

6 December 2013: Our CEO, Bob Marshall, while in Rio de Janeiro, experienced first- hand how quickly weather can change in Brazil when a heavy precipitation event caused significant flooding in the city.  See the story here on our Know Before … Continue reading

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Our Lightning-Fast Weather Alerts Save Lives

Our advanced severe weather alerts — powered by our exclusive Total Lightning Network — are featured in this new video that’s part of Intel’s Inspiring a Better Future campaign. Watch and get an inside look at our early warning technology … Continue reading

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Lightning Injures 3 Kids at Indiana Camp

Just days after 23 boy scouts in New Hampshire were burned by a lightning bolt while huddling under a lean-to during a severe storm, a group of campers in the Midwest was seriously injured. On June 29, three children participating in outdoor … Continue reading

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WeatherBug Mobile Lightning Widget for Developers Debuts

Just in time for severe weather season, we’re debuting our WeatherBug Spark™ HTML5 Mobile Lightning Widget for developers. Our new widget — powered by real-time lightning data from the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network™ — is the only mobile developer … Continue reading

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WeatherBug Comes to Nepal

In January, Michael Siemann, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland and researcher/developer for the Earth Networks – WeatherBug e5 home energy efficiency program, travelled to Nepal to install a new WeatherBug weather station in the remote village of … Continue reading

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When Minutes Matter: DTAs for Severe Weather Warning

By John Bosse After more than three years in development and network deployment, we are excited to share our newest storm warning technology, called Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs). DTAs are issued by Earth Networks and provide advanced notification of the … Continue reading

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PulseRad – A Behind-the-Scenes Look

by Dr. Charlie Liu, Chief Architect, Earth Networks Earth Networks recently introduced PulseRadSM technology, the first radar alternative based on Total Lightning detection. In case you did not see my presentation about PulseRad at the 2012 AMS Annual Meeting in … Continue reading

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Total Lightning Detection = Benefits for Energy, Aviation, Public Sector

by Earth Networks Vice President of International & Business Development Jim Anderson This month, Earth Networks begins a new partnership with Weather Decision Technologies. With the agreement, lightning data from both the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network™ (ENTLN) in North … Continue reading

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