AccuWeather announced a new content relationship with USA TODAY that will debut with an AccuWeather-provided weather page. The release of the new weather pages coincides with USA TODAY's 30th anniversary.
AccuWeather's content will soon extend across USA TODAY products, including USATODAY.com and USA TODAY digital platforms such as its industry-leading mobile phone and tablet apps.
"USA TODAY's Weather page broke new ground for its unique look when it debuted 30 years ago and remains an integral part of who we are today," USA TODAY Editor-in-Chief Dave Callaway said. "On our 30th anniversary, we have planned major enhancements to our weather offerings on all USA TODAY platforms and working with AccuWeather signifies our continued commitment to providing the best weather forecasts to our readers."
USA TODAY's print newspaper, with a readership of 3.1 million, will offer AccuWeather's trusted content with the most accurate, localized, up-to-date weather information, designed in consultation with AccuWeather. In addition to the colorful national weather forecast map, the page will also feature three-day forecasts for dozens of U.S. cities, detail where flight delays are possible, and display national rain and snow forecast maps for the next four days.
"We are pleased that USA TODAY has partnered with AccuWeather for the highly accurate and authoritative weather content we provide," Barry Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, said. "The newly redesigned weather presentations will provide all of the relevant weather content that readers of USA TODAY need to plan their daily lives."
As it became obvious on Saturday that a major blizzard was going to hit the Northeast, the track and size of the storm became critical as to which areas would be hit the hardest.
Communities across the Northeast have endured heavy snow and fierce winds amid the first blizzard of 2015 with the storm continuing to churn over New England.
Lingering midwinter cold and additional rounds of snow will add to difficulties for cleanup and those without power after the Blizzard of 2015.
The blizzard pounding the New England region of the U.S. will continue to impact more of Atlantic Canada.
People may think blizzards are about heavy snow, but it's more about wind, blowing snow and visibility, and parts of the Midwest and Northeast are more susceptible to the wrath of these conditions.
Southwestern 1966 Oswego ()
Start of five-day blizzard with a total snow accumulation of 102 inches; 50 inches of it fell on the 31st. Bennetts Bridge got 54 inches.
now/wind closed schools, roads, stores, and factories. Timberline Ski Lodge was also closed and the snowmobile 500 International was canceled; strong winds blowing the Detroit River upstream caused a 1 foot drop in water level.
Southern California (1990)
trong Santa Ana winds -- 112 mph at Laguna Peak.