Capital Weather Gang: AccuWeather


Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 02/06/2014

AccuWeather gets in Weather Channel’s face

Sensing The Weather Channel is down, AccuWeather appears to be publicly stating it’s ready to pounce.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:02 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest, Media, The Weather Channel

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Weather wars: DirecTV drops Weather Channel, AccuWeather to add channel

After weeks of fruitless negotiations, DirecTV unceremoniously dumped The Weather Channel from its line-up today.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:32 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest, Media, The Weather Channel

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 12/27/2013

AccuWeather defends value in 45-day forecasts

Evan Myers, AccuWeather’s chief operating officer, vigorously stood up for its forecasts and their legitimacy.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:19 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Students put AccuWeather long-range forecasts to the test

Meteorology students at Penn State tested AccuWeather’s long-range temperature forecasts and found they have “negative skill” after about 10 days.

By Jon Nese  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Will it snow? AccuWeather’s silly but savvy 45-day Super Bowl forecast

Surely, AccuWeather appreciates the insurmountable limitations of long-range forecasts. Undeterred, they have unveiled a slick Web site devoted to forecasting an event 6 weeks away.

By Jason Samenow  |  04:12 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Events, Latest

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 10/08/2013

AccuWeather’s 45-day forecast fails to impress in multi-city test

AccuWeather’s long-term forecasts are not only generally inaccurate, but they also don’t capture predict general trends in weather as the company claims.

By Dennis Mersereau  |  01:56 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AccuWeather, Latest, Media