AccuWeather Network Overview


The AccuWeather Network, the smarter choice in weather news and information, brings you 24/7 “All Weather, All the Time” programming with Superior Accuracy™ from the most trusted global brand in weather forecasting. The AccuWeather Network delivers a more localized, regionally-focused choice in weather programming. No other weather programming provider can offer the quick details viewers need to take less time planning and spend more time living. 

In operation since March 1, 2015, AccuWeather Network is available in 24 million homes nationwide.


A highly desired weather programming experience

Recent research conducted on the AccuWeather Network proved that consumers prefer the AccuWeather Network programming 16 to 1 when compared to weather related reality TV programming.  The research also concluded that 82% of participants feel they need the AccuWeather Network in their channel line up while 87% feel AccuWeather Network is an important source of information during severe weather events. 

The AccuWeather Network offers a unique viewer experience unmatched by its competitors. Features that deliver the most up-to-date weather news and information to AccuWeather Network viewers include:

  • Local, regional and national forecasts with Superior AccuracyTM 
  • Expert meteorologist analysis of weather patterns detailing the why and how of the weather and the impact it will have on viewers
  • Short term forecasts: today/tonight/tomorrow with details about temperature, precipitation, cloud coverage, wind speed and direction
  • Regional video with meteorologist hosted segments in New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. within the Verizon Fios footprint
  • Severe weather videos from our team of storm chasers, allowing viewers to experience extreme storms
  • 7-day outlook including high and low temperatures
  • Most popular weather-related viral videos
  • Live regional and national radar
  • Travel analysis – weather impacts on air and ground travel
  • Hyper-local features in the graphic L-bar
    • MinuteCast® - minute-by-minute precipitation forecast updates
    • Hourly temperature forecasts
    • Wind speed and direction
    • Local RealFeel® temperature
    • 5-day local extended forecast
    • Humidity
    • Visibility
    • UV Index1.