Earth Networks Hosts 2011-2012 U.S. Winter Outlook Update Webinar

Germantown, MD – November 28, 2011 – Earth NetworksSM, the owner of WeatherBug® and operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, held a winter outlook update webinar on Wednesday, November 30. The webinar analyzed the 2011-2012 winter forecast to inform professionals and members of the press of the predicted conditions for the coming months.

The recorded webinar can be viewed at:

The interactive session addressed the key issues for the season, including:  

  • What does the upcoming winter season hold and have recent forecasts changed?
  • Where and when will cold weather create the highest energy demand this winter?
  • How likely is a repeat of the October storm that brought record snow and power outages to the Northeast?
  • Will the dry weather continue in Texas and the Southeast U.S. during the winter months?
  • Will La Niña and other factors influence winter weather across the U.S.?

Earth Networks Senior Meteorologist James Aman led the non-technical presentation that incorporated the latest information and models for the upcoming seasonal forecast, followed by an open Q&A session. 

WHAT:  Earth Networks-WeatherBug Winter Forecast Update Webinar

WHEN: The recorded webinar can be viewed at

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Professionals and members of the press who focus on weather, energy, electricity and utilities, insurance, transportation, retail and commodities markets.

The media are invited to attend and may also schedule one-on-one interviews with an Earth Networks - WeatherBug meteorologist. To RSVP or schedule an interview, please contact Rachel Hunt (301) 250-4046,

About Earth NetworksSM
As the provider of advanced weather data for nearly 20 years, Earth Networks (formerly AWS) operates the world’s largest weather observation and lightning detection networks and is building what will become the largest greenhouse gas monitoring network. Observations from Earth Networks inform and alert consumers, enterprises and governments around the world, providing them with advanced environmental intelligence for decision making and safety. The company’s popular WeatherBug website, desktop application and mobile apps provide millions of consumers with real-time, local weather information and dangerous severe weather alerts. Enterprise solutions from Earth Networks enable organizations, including energy and utilities, agriculture, schools, sports and recreation, emergency operations and government entities, to safeguard lives, prepare for weather and climate events and improve business operations. Earth Networks ( is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with offices in Mountain View, Calif.; New York, NY; Milan, Italy and a local presence in 50 countries worldwide.

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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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