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Better prepare your business for the impacts of hurricane season



AccuWeather’s Hurricane Warning Service offers proactive alerts, tailored forecasts and real-time tracking to protect businesses from hurricanes, minimizing downtime, enhancing safety and ensuring operational continuity.

Key Highlights

Receive early warnings for timely preparation, securing facilities and implementing safety measures.

Monitor storms live, adjust strategies promptly and ensure operational flow.

Access comprehensive resources and expert guidance for informed decision-making during critical moments.

Hurricanes are powerful storms that can cause massive damage to communities and businesses. These storms bring strong winds, heavy rain and dangerous storm surge, causing chaos that can disrupt normal operations. Businesses are at risk because hurricanes can damage buildings, disrupt supply chains and lead to financial losses. It’s crucial that businesses plan to protect their business from the havoc of hurricane season. That’s where AccuWeather's Hurricane Warning Service can help companies and communities better prepare to minimize the impact.

Learn more about AccuWeather's Hurricane Warning Service

AccuWeather hurricane tracking is 3% more accurate than the National Hurricane Center and 13% more accurate on the intensity of the hurricane winds along the path. For example, we were the weather provider to forecast a 16-20’ storm surge ahead of the disaster in Ft. Myers from Hurricane Ian. Others only predicted 12-16', leaving many in the path of that dangerous storm surge. Also, the forecasts from AccuWeather's Hurricane Experts are often initiated well in advance of all other sources and are updated more frequently. AccuWeather exclusively provides 14 unique layers describing impacts such as rainfall, wind gusts, and risk to lives and property.


How can hurricanes impact communities and businesses?

In addition to causing destruction and loss of life, hurricanes can cause significant disruptions to businesses and devastate communities.

  • Property Damage: Hurricanes can damage business premises, including buildings, equipment and inventory.
  • Supply Chain Disruption: Disrupted transportation and communication systems can delay or halt the delivery of goods and materials.
  • Operational Downtime: Businesses may need to shut down temporarily due to power outages, flooding or safety concerns.
  • Employee Safety: Employee well-being can be at risk during a hurricane, affecting productivity and operations.
  • Financial Losses: Property damage, supply chain disruptions and downtime can lead to significant financial losses.
  • Data Loss: Infrastructure damage can lead to data loss, affecting records, transactions and customer information.
  • Insurance Challenges: Navigating insurance claims and policies can be complex and time-consuming after a hurricane.

>>READ MORE: Hurricane Ian devastates Florida; AccuWeather warned early about its track and intensity

What is AccuWeather’s Hurricane Warning Service?

AccuWeather's Hurricane Warning Service is a comprehensive solution tailored to help businesses prepare and protect with actionable insights to help them make the best decisions whenever hurricanes threaten. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and unmatched weather data, this service goes beyond what traditional and public weather providers offer.

Here's a list of the key features:

  • Early Alerts and Warnings: One of the standout features of this service is its ability to deliver early alerts and warnings. Timely notifications about the potential impact of a hurricane allow businesses to initiate proactive measures, such as securing facilities, arranging employee safety protocols and initiating contingency plans.
  • Customized Risk Assessments: AccuWeather understands that every business is unique, and its vulnerability to hurricanes may vary. That is why you’ll get tailored risk assessments, considering the geographical location of your business, the nature of your operations, and other pertinent factors. This personalized approach ensures that you receive the most relevant and actionable information.
  • Real-time Tracking: AccuWeather provides real-time tracking of hurricanes, enabling businesses to monitor a storm's trajectory, intensity and potential impact on their area. This data empowers decision-makers to adapt strategies as the situation evolves, making adjusting work schedules, managing supply chains and ensuring personnel safety easier.

How can you benefit from AccuWeather’s Hurricane Warning Service?

When companies and communities are better prepared for hurricane season, they can increase safety, protect assets and minimize property and revenue losses. AccuWeather’s Hurricane Warning Service can help you do just that.

Here are some of the benefits:

  • Minimized Downtime: Businesses can implement preventative measures that minimize downtime by receiving accurate and timely information about impending hurricanes. This could include shutting down operations in advance, securing equipment, and safeguarding critical data and assets.
  • Enhanced Employee Safety: The safety of employees is paramount during a hurricane. AccuWeather For Business gives businesses enough time to enact well-informed safety protocols, ensuring employees know risks, evacuation routes and emergency contact information.
  • Operational Continuity: The service's personalized risk assessments and real-time tracking enable businesses to maintain operational continuity even in a hurricane. With advanced notice, companies can adapt their strategies and allocate resources effectively to mitigate disruptions.
  • Crisis Management: Access to comprehensive resources and expert insights can significantly enhance a business's crisis management capabilities. AccuWeather For Business allows businesses to make swift, informed decisions during critical moments.

AccuWeather’s track record of Superior Accuracy™ in weather forecasting and warnings have saved our clients tens of billions of dollars, saved the lives of their employees and customers, and minimized reputational harm. Over the course of our 60+ year history, AccuWeather has saved over 10,000 lives and prevented injuries to over 100,000 people, all beyond what has been done by the National Hurricane Center and other weather sources.

Want to learn more about how AccuWeather’s Hurricane Warning Service can help your business or community better prepare for tropical threats? Contact one of our experts today.

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