American Meteorological Society Recognizes AccuWeather for 50 Years of Innovation and Leadership

January 13, 2009; 12:59 PM
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. January 13, 2009 - AccuWeather, Inc. today announced that it has received the Corporate Award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for "nearly 50 years of exceptional innovation and leadership in weather applications and communication."

"The theme of our meeting in 2010 deals with the increasingly important role that is being played by those who provide weather forecasts as those forecasts become ever more critical in serving the nation," Dr. Keith Seitter, Executive Director of the AMS, said. "I am therefore very pleased to see this award go to AccuWeather, Inc., which has been a leader for decades in providing services to meet the needs of media, enterprise, and the public."

"The AMS is preeminent as a national and international leader in weather, water, and climate professionals and issues; their recognition is a coveted seal of approval of exceptional quality for any organization to receive." Barry Lee Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, Inc. said. He added, "We are pleased AMS bestowed this recognition for AccuWeather's work supporting the American Weather Enterprise, and especially for helping the public with actionable weather information, and the saving of lives and property."

The annual AMS awards are judged and granted by subcommittees within the organization, representing the world's leading experts in meteorology. In order to be eligible for consideration, the named individuals or enterprises must be endorsed in writing by at least three peers within the meteorological community.

Awards will be presented at the AMS 90th Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. in January of 2010. The theme of the meeting is "Weather, Climate, and Society: New Demands on Science and Services."

About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather, Empowering You to Be the Best™, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 125 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, and in print. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 50,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, the ABC-Owned Television Station Group, and washingtonpost.com.

Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.

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