Moms Rely on WeatherBug for Severe Weather Safety, Daily Planning and Keeping In-the-Know

Germantown, Maryland, USA – May 6, 2011 —WeatherBug® is shining a spotlight on busy moms who turn to the popular WeatherBug desktop app, website and mobile phone apps for their weather information. Just in time for Mother’s Day, WeatherBug is showcasing some of the best stories from moms on a special page on its website at http://www.weatherbug.com/contest/MothersDay.asp.

It’s no secret that on-the-go and on-the-web mothers turn to WeatherBug in a variety of ways:

  • Severe Weather Safety: To help keep their families safe from severe weather during the big game or before that special summer party, smart moms turn to WeatherBug to receive breaking WeatherBug Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts and updates from the National Weather Service. 
  • Daily Planning: Whether deciding what to wear in the morning for work and school or preparing for an outdoor event, savvy moms know that WeatherBug provides the most comprehensive, local weather from locations right in their own communities – including thousands of schools across North America.
  • Keeping In-the-Know: Moms with grown children rely on WeatherBug to tell them what the weather is going to be for their kids who live far away. By monitoring the weather in a variety of locations, moms can call or email their kids to warn them of upcoming weather or to remind them to pack a sweater or bring an umbrella – no matter the distance.

Moms everywhere rely on WeatherBug as one of the most trusted providers of weather information. With its familiar ladybug logo, WeatherBug has been recognized by websites, blogs and magazines that parents turn to for news and information. Recently, MOMeo selected WeatherBug as one of the Top 10 BlackBerry Apps for Work-at-Home Moms. Babble.com selected WeatherBug as one of their Top 50 Favorite iPhone Apps for moms.

Initially launched in 2000, the WeatherBug desktop application provides everyday people with detailed local weather information from thousands of weather stations across the country. Today, the WeatherBug desktop and mobile phone apps, in addition to the WeatherBug website, provide global weather information from the largest weather observing and lightning network in the world to approximately 40 million unique users every month. The company is the preferred and primary weather information provider for Verizon Wireless and also works closely with every major wireless developer, including Apple, Google, RIM (for BlackBerry), Nokia and Samsung.

About Earth Networks™
Founded in 1993 as AWS Convergence Technologies, Earth Networks operates the largest weather observation and lightning networks in the world and is establishing a global environmental data network on an unprecedented scale. Earth Networks owns and operates the WeatherBug brand, which precisely monitors, organizes and distributes global weather information. The WeatherBug consumer brand (http://www.weatherbug.com) reaches millions as a trusted source for live, local weather information, while the WeatherBug professional brand (http://www.weatherbugprofessional.com) serves a variety of markets that include federal, state and local governments, education, agriculture, energy and utilities, sports and recreation, media and transportation. Each day, consumers and organizations, including the National Weather Service, turn to WeatherBug to plan daily activities, safeguard lives and improve business operations. Earth Networks is based in Germantown, Maryland and is online at www.earthnetworks.com.

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