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Boothwyn, PA - January 8, 2024

Ambient Weather® and AccuWeather Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Advance Hyperlocal Weather Reporting

AccuWeather Selects Ambient Weather Monitoring Solutions as Their Official Source for Ground Truth Data.

Ambient Weather, a leading provider of cutting-edge weather stations, is delighted to announce a partnership with AccuWeather, the global leader in forecasting services. This collaboration of two long-standing weather brands marks a significant milestone in the field of meteorology, as Ambient Weather's cutting-edge weather stations — the WS-2000, WS-2902, and WS-5000 — emerge as the official weather stations of AccuWeather.

By leveraging these brand synergies, both companies are committed to providing unparalleled insights and empowering individuals, businesses, and governments to make informed decisions based on the most accurate and up-to-date weather information.

Ambient Weather has long been recognized for its commitment to innovation, creating weather stations that seamlessly blend advanced technology with user-friendly design. The WS-2000, WS-2902, and WS-5000 Weather Stations, equipped with an array of sensors and cutting-edge features, now proudly bear the esteemed title of "Official Weather Stations of AccuWeather."

The collaboration unveils an exclusive package featuring Ambient Weather's flagship weather stations — the WS-2000, WS-2902, and WS-5000 — now bundled with a complimentary 3-month Premium+ subscription to the AccuWeather App (Android, iOS). The 3-month Premium+ subscription to the AccuWeather App unlocks a wealth of additional features, including extended hourly forecast graphs, severe weather alerts, and health and activities outlooks. AccuWeather’s forecasts will now also be incorporated into Ambient Weather digital properties to give weather station users a new level of precision from the global leader in forecast accuracy. This synergy between hardware and software ensures that users receive a comprehensive and personalized weather monitoring experience, empowering them with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their daily activities, travel plans, and outdoor pursuits.

AccuWeather, synonymous with accuracy and reliability in weather forecasting, has chosen Ambient Weather as the ideal partner to elevate its commitment to providing the most precise and timely weather information. AccuWeather is recognized as the most accurate and most used source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, serving more than half of Fortune 500 companies and over 1.5 billion people. AccuWeather’s proven Superior Accuracy™ has saved tens of thousands of lives and prevented hundreds of billions of dollars in property losses. This partnership aligns with both companies' shared dedication to empowering individuals with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions in the face of changing weather conditions.

"We are thrilled to join forces with AccuWeather, a company synonymous with accuracy and trust in the weather forecasting industry," said Chuck Arkell, CEO of Nielsen-Kellerman, parent company of Ambient Weather. "Our weather stations have set the standard for precision and reliability, and becoming the official weather stations of AccuWeather is a testament to our commitment to excellence."

“This partnership is exciting on so many levels. Not only can Ambient Weather Station users now benefit from the deeper insights provided by our superior AccuWeather forecasts and a Premium+ subscription to our AccuWeather App, but they can also become a part of a new AccuWeather Observer Network of more than 250,000 Ambient weather stations and weather cameras across the U.S.,” said Steven R. Smith, CEO of AccuWeather. “Ambient’s passionate community of citizen scientists offer insights into local weather conditions that can help fill in the geographical gaps between government and private sector weather stations, giving our professional meteorologists an even clearer picture of real-time conditions on the ground. It’s a unique way to bring an element of crowdsourcing to our weather data.”

For further information and updates on this monumental partnership, please visit and

About Ambient Weather®

Ambient Weather®, a premier brand under parent company, Nielsen-Kellerman® (NK), stands at the forefront of providing top-tier weather monitoring solutions. As part of NK's largest division, Ambient Weather is renowned for its comprehensive range of products and solutions including Ambient Weather Stations, the Ambient Weather Network (AWN) online dashboard and mobile app, and a variety of other cutting-edge monitoring tools. NK is known for its measuring and monitoring technology brands and remains dedicated to delivering precise performance and weather data essential for a multitude of sectors such as safety, business, research, defense, and recreational activities. Specializing in crafting durable products suited for the harshest outdoor environments, NK's portfolio extends to include Kestrel® Weather and Environmental Meters and RainWise® Rain Gauges and PVMet Solar Monitoring Systems. With a commitment to excellence, NK manufactures the majority of its products in the USA and is celebrated for its achievements in Lean Manufacturing. Discover more about Ambient Weather's innovative offerings at

About AccuWeather

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries, and saved tens of billions of dollars in property damage. AccuWeather’s talented staff achieves this noble purpose and mission through a culture of ICE – Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship.

Today, AccuWeather is the most recognized and most used source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, known to billions, and is proven and verified to be the most accurate. Digitally, AccuWeather is the #1 weather destination in the world and one of the top destination sites that exist globally.

AccuWeather forecasts appear on digital signage, in 700 newspapers, are heard on over 400 radio stations, and viewed on 100 television stations. The AccuWeather Network and AccuWeather NOW® reach an audience of over 125 million on cable and streaming platforms including DirecTV, Charter Communications - Spectrum, Verizon, Philo, Fubo, Frndly TV, Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Stream, Roku, Xumo, Red Box, Rockbot, LG, and Amazon Freevee.

AccuWeather For Business serves more than half of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of other businesses and government agencies globally who pay for the most accurate weather forecasts from any source.

AccuWeather's story is one of a fanatical dedication to Superior Accuracy™, detail, creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, service, and the loyalty and commitment of scores of people who have joined AccuWeather’s center of excellence, including many who have dedicated their entire careers to AccuWeather.

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Executive Chairman, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

Visit for the most accurate hyperlocal forecasts and weather news. The AccuWeather app for Android phone and tablet users is free at the Google Play store. The AccuWeather iOS app is free at the Apple store.


Jackie Fitzpatrick
Nielsen-Kellerman Company

Amy Jane Finnerty

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