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AccuWeather’s advance warning helps businesses better prepare for a dangerous ice storm that swept through the South


AccuWeather’s expert meteorologists warned earlier and more accurately than anyone else, helping businesses better prepare for the major ice storm that swept the South at the end of January.

Key Highlights

AccuWeather provided six days of advance notice for the prolonged ice storm far ahead of other sources

AccuWeather provided advance notice of the dangerous icy conditions two days before other sources

While other sources predicted no or low chance of travel disruptions in Dallas, AccuWeather correctly predicted icy conditions


AccuWeather’s forecasts with proven Superior Accuracy™ alerted businesses about the dangerous risks of an ice storm in areas that generally don’t receive ice and snow. 

  • The storm brought freezing rain and sleet, as AccuWeather For Business accurately predicted. Other sources only predicted snow in Dallas. 
  • AccuWeather provided up to six days of advance notice, issuing a Storm Potential Outlook and Storm Potential Notice, which predicted a large swath of the ice storm.
  • AccuWeather correctly predicted the potential for a prolonged ice event and dangerous travel in the Little Rock, Oklahoma City, and Dallas areas.  

If you do not use AccuWeather, you may risk the lives of your employees and customers. 

Protect your business and team members by making the best weather-impacted decisions with  AccuWeather's Snow Warning Service, backed by forecasts and warnings with Superior Accuracy™, which includes precise start and end times, accumulation times,  specific changeover times, and 1:1 meteorological consulting services before, during and after the storm. 

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