The WeatherBug brand is owned and operated by Earth Networks, a company based in Maryland that manages and operates the largest professional global weather and lightning detection networks. The density of these networks ensures the ability to provide current local weather conditions, forecasts and potentially life-saving severe weather alerts.
Powered by the science of Earth Networks and a national network of proprietary weather stations and cameras located at schools, major sports stadiums, broadcast stations and public safety facilities across the United States, WeatherBug also integrates global weather information from sources such as the National Weather Service (NWS) and World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Our approach provides millions with access to the largest network of professional weather stations in the world.
WeatherBug is a leading source of weather information and a top destination for consumers worldwide. Each month, more than 22 million* online users turn to us for current conditions, pinpoint forecasts, and the fastest weather alerts on WeatherBug’s popular website and desktop application. As a leading digital property, WeatherBug consistently ranks as a top 10 news and information site on the Web, and a top 10 Web property overall in terms of average minutes per page, average visits per user, and average usage days per visitor (a key measure of engagement and loyalty).
With over 11 million monthly mobile users, WeatherBug is a top mobile property with an audience that has grown 13% year-over year.** In addition, WeatherBug has a strong presence across mobile carriers, including Verizon Wireless, as the exclusive weather partner for several of its mobile entertainment and information services.
*comScore, Media Metrix, March 2012
**Nielsen Mobile Media View, February 2012