AccuWeather, Inc., has received the Corporate Award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for leadership in weather applications and communication." "The theme of our meeting in 2010 deals with the increasingly important role that is being played by those who provide weather forecasts as those forecasts become ever more critical in serving the nation," Dr. Keith Seitter, Executive Director of the AMS, said. "I am therefore very pleased to see this award go to AccuWeather, Inc., which has been a leader for decades in providing services to meet the needs of media, enterprise and the public.

"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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