Category Archives: weather safety

National Grid and WeatherBug Team Up

National Grid committed to installing weather stations throughout New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts to keep communities safer by providing real-time alerts and forecasts to local officials, first responders and others who require real-time local weather. Several of the new WeatherBug … Continue reading

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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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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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Weather Watching the Final Four

Are you ready for the big dance? We are proud to be supporting the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency with weather information and breaking updates during the NCAA® Men’s Final Four® basketball championship at the Georgia Dome, Fan Fest events … Continue reading

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WeatherBug Wins 2013 Appy

It’s official…WeatherBug for Android won the 2013 Appy Award in the Best Weather App category. According to the Appy jury, WeatherBug for Android “presents just about everything one could want or need to know about current and forecasted weather” while … 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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A flood of real-time data for severe weather alerts

Officials in Georgia’s Fulton County are always on the lookout for severe weather events like tornadoes and lightning storms. Networks of sensors and Intel-based servers turn real-time data into just-in-time alerts. Fast-moving storms move through the Atlanta metropolitan area, generating … 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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Hurricanes, Tornadoes & Severe Storms: Are you ready?

Earth Networks’ Vice President of Federal Programs Bill Callahan discussed severe weather on The Kojo Nnamdi show at the WAMU studios in Washington, D.C. today. Along with Meteorologist Veronica Johnson of NBC4 and Chris Strager, Advisor for Science and Service … Continue reading

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