Icy Weather Prompts Record AccuWeather.com® Mobile Web Usage
January 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsSTATE COLLEGE, PA —AccuWeather, Inc. announced today that concern over recent icy conditions generated a record number of page impressions this week at their mobile web site AccuWeather.com. The peak in usage occurred on Tuesday, January 16th, when the wintry weather skated its way across the Midwest, as far south as San Antonio, Texas and as far east as Maine.
AccuWeather.com Mobile Web page impressions more than doubled during the recent inclement weather and the record highs have been consecutively surpassed the past five days.
Some AccuWeather Mobile Web features include:
* Up-to-date conditions and forecasts for your location and millions of other locations across the U.S. and worldwide
* The most zoomable radar and satellite, with animation and panning capabilities
* Detailed and reliable 10-day, daily, and hourly forecasts
* Severe weather warnings for your area, including hurricane information and details
* Weather maps depicting expected rain, snow and ice amounts for the next five days, plus the probability of thunderstorms
* Air quality, pollen, UV and other health information
* Daily almanac information
* Quick and easy access to forecast information at any time for the user’s favorite U.S., Canadian, or international locations
All information is available by accessing the mobile web on a wireless device and navigating to accuweather.com.
About AccuWeather, Inc.
AccuWeather, The World’s Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 106 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 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.