AccuWeather’s team of meteorologists gave AccuWeather For Business clients the most advance notice and accurate forecast of damaging EF1 and EF2 tornadoes in Louisiana on February 8.
AccuWeather’s notification was the ONLY source to highlight the increasing tornado threat near Big Cane, LA.
Storm Warning Meteorologists issued a watch for Tornado Threat in the Louisiana area more than 3 hours BEFORE all other sources
AccuWeather meteorologists issued a SkyGuard® Tornado Warning, providing 15 minutes of advance notice BEFORE an EF2 tornado touched down
ACCUWEATHER WARNS FIRST, MORE ACCURATELY
AccuWeather’s 100+ expert meteorologists provided AccuWeather For Business customers with the most advanced and precise forecasts on severe storms that spawned tornadoes, damaging winds, and caused flash flooding across Louisiana on February 8. AccuWeather meteorologists highlighted the increasing risk for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes across Louisiana days in advance, ahead of all other sources.
EF1 TORNADO - BIG CANE, LA
AccuWeather’s notification was the ONLY source to highlight the increasing tornado threat in the Louisiana area, giving people more time to prepare.
AccuWeather provides the ONLY advanced notice of a damaging EF1 tornado in Big Cane, LA.
AccuWeather meteorologists issued a life-saving SkyGuard® Tornado Warning, which provided about 16 minutes of advance notice BEFORE the tornado first touched down
AccuWeather issued the ONLY tornado warning for the Big Cane area BEFORE the tornado touched down
The government and all other sources relying on such warnings did not issue a tornado warning until the tornado was starting to lift after being on the ground for five minutes creating damage
Only AccuWeather provided 16 minutes of precious advance notice for people to get to safe shelters
EF2 TORNADO - TANGIPHHOA, LA
A destructive EF2 tornado with winds of 115 mph affected Tangipahoa, LA destroying homes and businesses.
AccuWeather meteorologists issued a SkyGuard® Tornado Warning, which provided nearly 15 minutes of advance notice BEFORE the tornado touched down
The government and all other sources provided only 3 minutes of advance notice
AccuWeather exclusively provided 12 minutes of additional valuable time compared to the government and all other sources
As an example of our Superior Accuracy®, when tornadoes are in the forecast, we provide 16 minutes of advance notice compared to an average of eight minutes from other sources. Our false alarm rate is also less than anyone else.
Be proactive with AccuWeather's SkyGuard® Warnings,which will deliver site-specific alerts and offer warnings well before severe weather hits, giving you much-needed time to be prepared.
Benefits of SkyGuard® Warnings:
Proactive, site-specific alerts offer warnings well before severe weather impacts occur
Live one-on-one or group consultation is provided by our weather experts anytime, day or night
Alerts delivered in a format that aligns with your organizational emergency management plan
All-clear notifications are sent when a threat is over, minimizing weather-related downtime
All alerts are delivered via push notification from the SkyGuard mobile app, available on Android and iOS
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