Stay Safe This Spring: Forecast Preview & Severe Weather Outlook

Recorded on: Wednesday, February 15, 2023


Join AccuWeather’s Severe Weather experts to talk about the latest spring forecast and get a preview of the upcoming severe weather season, so your business can be better prepared and people safer.

Key Highlights

Get the latest spring weather forecast.

Preview what is in store for a potentially active severe weather season.

Uncover the unique challenges businesses face before, during, and after severe weather impacts.

Stay Safe with AccuWeather’s Spring Forecast and Severe Weather Outlook

It may still be winter, but it’s never too early to talk spring. Warmer, nicer weather is coming, but spring storms can also bring severe weather that could significantly impact your business. Stay ahead of the storm with AccuWeather. It’s proven that AccuWeather’s severe weather warnings help businesses stay safer, better prepared, and protect against major profit losses.

Join our lead U.S. Long-Range Forecaster, Paul Pastelok, and Thomas Bedard, Implementation Manager and Meteorologist, to talk about the spring forecast and get a preview of what you can expect for the severe weather season. Let us help you plan for and stay ahead of dangerous storm conditions.

During this webinar, you will: 

  • Get the updated spring weather forecast
  • Explore the influencing factors behind dangerous weather conditions
  • Discover what areas will most likely be impacted by severe weather this season
  • Learn how your business can better minimize disruption, further reduce risk and liability, and drive more revenue by leveraging weather risk mitigation services



Paul Pastelok

Paul Pastelok

Lead U.S. Long-Range Forecaster

Paul Pastelok has been with AccuWeather for 30 years. He leads a team that provides clients with forecasts ranging from short-term to sub-seasonal and seasonal domains. Paul’s department has expanded globally and has developed long-range forecasts for Europe, Canada, South America, and Asia. Paul also has experience in commodity and drought forecasting. Paul has worked extensively with clients in radio, television broadcasting, and newspapers and now has a weekly, long-range podcast.


Thomas Bedard

Implementation Manager, Meteorologist

Tom Bedard is an Implementation Manager and Meteorologist at AccuWeather for Business. In this role, Tom is responsible for integrating AccuWeather’s business services into their client’s business continuity and emergency preparedness operations. He leads a team of technical support and emergency preparedness specialists who provide AFB clients with onboarding, training, and enterprise support.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology from Penn State and has previously worked as a FEMA course developer, FEMA course instructor, and risk management analyst. He has been an active volunteer firefighter/EMT for over a decade, regularly works with local emergency management agencies, and serves as a search and rescue K9 handler for human remains detection. Tom was the 2019-2021 Chair of the American Meteorological Society’s Committee on Emergency Management.


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