Category Archives: Weather Technology

WeatherBug Home Lowers Energy Bills

Utilities across the country have a new option for customers wanting to save money and reduce their energy use this summer without changing their behavior or adjusting the comfort settings on their thermostats, thanks to WeatherBug® Home, a residential energy … 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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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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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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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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We’re in the Cloud with AWS

Earth Networks turned to AWS CloudFront for our cloud migration. Moving to the cloud is helping us provide millions with real-time global weather information and alerting via our WeatherBug apps and website. Get an inside look into our cloud migration with our Director of Web and Desktop Development … Continue reading

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AMS 2013

Our President and CEO Bob Marshall represented the private sector during a panel on research to operations (R2O) at AMS 2013 in Austin, TX. The panel included Thomas J. Bogdan (UCAR), Laura Furgione (NWS), Sandy MacDonald (NOAA/ESRL) and David W. Titley (NOAA). … Continue reading

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Cycling Across the U.S. with WeatherBug

by Senior Meteorologist James West In June, Earth Networks provided in-kind support to cyclist Len Forkas and his support crew during the Race Across America (RAAM), a 3,000 mile bike race from San Diego, California to Annapolis, Maryland. Known as … 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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