About Us

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Earth Networks and our WeatherBug brand help consumers, governments and enterprises worldwide Know Before™ with current conditions, forecasts, and severe weather alerts when minutes matter.

The Largest Weather, Lightning & Climate Networks

WEATHER With more than 10,000 exclusive neighborhood-level sensors where people live and work, plus data from National Weather Service and the World Meteorological Organization, we deliver precise weather conditions, local forecasts and critical warnings when, where and how people need them most.

LIGHTNING Our Total Lightning Network™ is the most extensive and technologically advanced worldwide lightning sensor network that detects both in-cloud and cloud-to-ground strokes. In-cloud lightning is often a key indicator of severe weather, and we use this data to generate advanced alerts.

GREENHOUSE GAS Earth Networks is collaborating with Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the world’s preeminent climate and environmental science institution, and other organizations to deploy an extensive network of sensors measuring carbon dioxide and methane to improve our understanding of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.


Robert S. Marshall (CEO)
Christopher Sloop (Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer)

View our Leadership page for more information.


Earth Networks supports organizations, businesses and governments impacted by weather:

Consumer, Agriculture/Food Security, Aviation, Broadcast, Business Operations, Communities and Cities, Energy/Utilities, Government, Oil and Gas, Schools and Universities, Sports and Recreation and Transportation.


Scripps Institution of Oceanography (collaborating organization), National Weather Service (NWS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST),  and others. See a more comprehensive listing on our Partners page.

Year Founded


Corporate Headquarters

Earth Networks, Inc.
12410 Milestone Center Drive, Suite 300
Germantown, MD 20876

About Our WeatherBug brand

Our WeatherBug line of products and services deliver current weather, the latest forecasts, and critical severe weather alerts to millions via smartphone and desktop apps, the WeatherBug website and on-air through our extensive broadcast television partner network.

Learn More: Visit our Media Center.