WeatherBug.com Launches New Website with Dramatically Enhanced Interactive Weather Information

New Site Provides Increased Custom Experience for Precise Local, Regional and Global Weather

Germantown, MD - WeatherBug®, the leading provider of consumer and professional weather services and operator of the largest weather observing network, today announced the release of the new and improved popular weatherbug.com site to provide consumers with a more custom and interactive experience for viewing live weather information.

"WeatherBug.com users are the most engaged and loyal weather enthusiasts. We listened to the requests of our community and redesigned our site to provide them with a better online weather experience. The result is a fresh, new look with streamlined navigation and more weather content. Now users accessing local or global weather information are able to easily navigate through the expanded rich weather content, forecasts and maps," said Chris Sloop, Chief Technology Officer of WeatherBug.

The new WeatherBug.com includes the following site enhancements:

  • Improved Structure and Navigation: The site has been redesigned for an improved spacious layout, including an intuitive navigation with a more standardized menu structure.
  • Seventeen Weather Maps: Users can access improved weather maps including a new Interactive Map that features multiple layer selection, pan, zoom and animation for compelling weather visualization. In addition, the exclusive WeatherBug Lightning Map displays total lightning activity (both in-cloud and cloud-to-ground) for the most advanced early detection from the WeatherBug Total Lightning Network.
  • Custom Locations: Users can establish preferred locations and quickly access and easily change or switch between the last five selected locations at any time.
  • Share Your Weather: WeatherBug digital weather content can be effortlessly saved, sent-to-phone, emailed and shared via favorite social networks (including Facebook and Twitter).li

WeatherBug online properties are consistently ranked as a top ten News and Information destination with 32.8 million monthly unique users in June according to comScore. WeatherBug.com is uniquely powered with point-specific, live weather information from 8,000 proprietary WeatherBug Weather Stations worldwide with integrated weather source information from more than 35,000 global locations. Users are also able to see current and animated weather conditions from 1,200 cameras throughout the WeatherBug Network.

The new weatherbug.com site has been available to consumers through a beta launch for the past month, receiving overwhelming positive feedback. The site will continue its evolution introducing new content and visual enhancements with cross-platform integration into its desktop, mobile and other online offerings.

About WeatherBug
WeatherBug (http://www.weatherbug.com and http://www.weatherbugprofessional.com) precisely monitors, organizes and disseminates global weather information. As a trusted source for live, local dynamic data, WeatherBug empowers society with weather intelligence for making more informed decisions. Millions of consumers and professional organizations, including the National Weather Service, rely on WeatherBug to plan daily activities, safeguard lives and improve business operations. WeatherBug is a brand of AWS Convergence Technologies, Inc. (http://www.aws.com


About Earth Networks - WeatherBug
For 20 years, we have been Taking the Pulse of the Planet® using the world’s largest weather and climate networks. Our sensors across the planet keep consumers, businesses, and governments informed, updated and alerted. Our popular WeatherBug® apps and website provide neighborhood-level weather, superior forecasts and advanced severe weather alerts to more than 30 million people monthly. Enterprises such as schools, airports, professional sports teams, utilities and government agencies rely on our Early Warning Solutions to safeguard lives, prepare for weather events, and optimize operations. Know Before™.

 

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