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AccuWeather introduces Business

STATE COLLEGE, PA -- announced that it has launched a Web site which will serve as a new planning t...

STATE COLLEGE, PA — announced that it has launched a Web site which will serve as a new planning tool for fleet operators. Business ( streamlines planning by featuring all weather information relevant to operations on one page for instant and easy access. Business will provide customizable weather alarms, summary forecasts, historical comparisons, comprehensive graphs and detailed forecasts for 43,000 locations nationwide. Users will be able to customize key features on the site to better serve their individual preferences for specific weather information.

The Business site is designed to simplify the workload for the busy professional with options that provide unprecedented accuracy and speed in management of operations.

Automatic historical comparisons displayed in colorful, three-dimensional graphs offer additional time savings. With a quick glance, users will be able to compare the effect of weather on transportation needs such as staffing and scheduling based on the same time period from previous years. With this quick and easy access to comparative weather information, operational planning will be simplified.

Instant access to numerous graphs highlights trends in the weather which affect various aspects of business operations. This gives the user a quick sense of what will be happening in the weather up to 15 days from the current forecast. The colorful three-dimensional graphics are easy to read and understand.

“Today, managers are busier than ever and the information they interact with needs to be increasingly easy, quick and informative,” says Jim Candor, senior vice president of New Media. “This site offers relevant weather information, all on one page and all at a touch of the fingertips, to help these decision makers reduce the challenges and costs of working in an industry greatly affected by the weather.”

For more information contact 814-235-8650.

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