AccuWeather was founded in 1962 by Joel N. Myers, back then, a Pennsylvania State University graduate student working on a master's degree in meteorology. The company adopted the name "AccuWeather" in 1971. It is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania, with offices at 7 World Trade Center in Manhattan in addition to Wichita, Kansas, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
AccuWeather Inc. is an American media company and the leading commercial weather service in the world. It provides forecasting, graphics, and other information to more than 235,000 print and broadcast media clients, as well as users in business, government, and institutions.
They gather meteorological information from more than 200 countries through an array of 35 satellite receivers.
The company produces local weather videos each day for use on their own website, on the Local AccuWeather Channel, on wired Internet and mobile apps and websites. The mobile application has a minute-by-minute forecast and also collects crowd-sourced weather observations.
For additional information, visit their official webpage.