"The AMS is preeminent as a national and international leader in weather, water and climate professionals and issues; their recognition is a coveted seal of approval of exceptional quality for any organization to receive." Myers, CEO of AccuWeather, Inc., said.
He added, "We are pleased AMS bestowed this recognition for AccuWeather supporting the American Weather Enterprise, and especially for helping the public with actionable weather information, and the saving of lives and property.
The annual AMS awards are judged and granted by subcommittees within the organization, representing the world to be eligible for consideration, the named individuals or enterprises must be endorsed in writing by at least three peers within the meteorological community.
&"8232;&"8232;Awards will be presented at the AMS 90th Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. in January of 2010.
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