AccuWeather.com® Launches Forecast Snapshot Tool for Google Maps
November 08, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsAccuWeather.com announced the launch of the new AccuWeather.com Forecast Snapshot. The tool integrates with Google Maps and provides current conditions, 3-day forecasts, weather news headlines, and radar or satellite images for every location on Earth.
The AccuWeather.com Forecast Snapshot is unique because it combines the most popular weather information in one easy interface. Other tools provide forecasts, current conditions, or radar; AccuWeather.com Forecast Snapshot provides all of them for both domestic and international locations, easily selected by ZIP code or city and country search.
"AccuWeather.com takes pride in giving the best weather information how and when users want it," Michael Sylvie, AccuWeather.com's Manager, New Media Business Development, said. "The Forecast Snapshot for Google Maps is another great example of using an emerging platform to deliver weather information in a fun and interactive way never before available."
AccuWeather.com offers a range of downloads for all types of online users. The site offers mini-applications that can be used on Yahoo!, Google, Mac OS X, Windows Vista, web sites or blogs, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, and the iPhone. All downloads are simple, free, and available through the AccuWeather.com Download Center.
AccuWeather.com is interested in working with developers to create new and useful ways for users to access the Best Weather on the Web™. If you are a developer with an idea for a project using our data, please contact developer@AccuWeather.com.
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About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather, The World's Weather Authority(R), presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 110 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, in print and on digital signage. 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 20,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive, ABC's owned and operated stations, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.