Weather Bytes

Predicting Flu Outbreaks with Weather Data

Weather data is one of many important factors necessary to anticipate and mitigate deadly influenza outbreaks. Though it’s possible to contract the flu year-round, it’s widely known that people are more susceptible during the fall and winter months. Colder temperatures don’t directly cause the flu, but the virus does survive better in colder, drier climates, […]

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Hurricanes and Supply Chains

The last few Atlantic hurricane seasons alone have demonstrated the need for supply chain organizations to make weather a key part of their business intelligence strategies.  Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017 brought more than $200B in losses. Followed by Florence and Michael in 2018 and Dorian in 2019, it’s apparent that hurricanes are […]

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Hyper-Local Weather Data to Benefit the Study of Honey Bees

In addition to providing world-class weather data for its revenue-generating customers, Weather Source is committed to sharing its data free of charge with worthy causes and organizations. At Google Cloud Next ’19, Weather Source connected with Broodminder, a leader in the wireless gathering, monitoring, and disseminating of public hive information to enhance honey bee health.  […]

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Bloomberg Wildfire Analysis Shows Value of Geospatial Visualization

Weather Source geospatial products were featured Aug. 23 in a Bloomberg.com article analyzing the prevalence of wildfires currently blazing across large swaths of Earth’s Southern Hemisphere. While much of the world is paying attention to the devastation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon, Bloomberg’s analysis of Weather Source fire data revealed that more fires are actually […]

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Weather Source & The Snowflake Data Exchange

Weather Source helps organizations profit around weather by building relationships with top-tier platforms that allow customers to easily access its weather and climate data as well as engage in analysis for meaningful business intelligence. “Weather data is important to many companies because they have sensitivities to weather that impact their operations or revenue.” said Mark […]

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Life in the Fast Lane

Any industry with the word “fast” in its name is extremely sensitive to weather. Fast-food chains, fast-casual restaurants, and those who sell fast-moving consumer goods—sunscreen, umbrellas, Tylenol, candy bars—see their daily sales and operations directly impacted by weather.  Today’s customers not only want convenience, but they want quality products accompanied by a pleasant purchasing experience. […]

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’Tis the Season for Weather Anomalies

Major news reports of weather-related anomalies have been abundant in the past few weeks.  Montana’s Yellowstone National Park saw eight inches of snow on June 21—known as the summer solstice or first day of summer. To the south, residents in Denver, Colo., greeted the solstice with such unseasonably cool temperatures they dubbed the month “Junuary.” […]

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A Primer on Weather Data Terms

With increasing emphasis on business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data science, there is also more interest than ever in weather, which has an enormous impact on business. But to effectively optimize weather data for your organization, it’s important to first gain a clear understanding of what weather terms mean in relation to BI.   There are […]

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The Power of Weather for Business Intelligence

Modern Business Intelligence (BI) platforms empower companies to harness big data and leverage it in a way that is visually insightful. BI provides organizations with knowledge and insights to quickly make and execute better business decisions. Incorporating weather for BI helps businesses to discover how weather affects their sales, energy, product distribution, organizational performance, and […]

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