WeatheRate, Inc.
2218 East Rockledge Road
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Contact: Bruce A. Fixman
Phone: (602) 909-8429     

July 26, 2004

For Immediate Release


Storm lovers become rainmakers by flexing forecasting prowess

Blizzards, severe thunderstorms and hurricanes are what weather enthusiasts across the country forecast at  Weather geeks, hobbyists and pros compete head-to-head in this new, online forecasting contest developed by WeatheRate, the TV weather forecast verification experts.  Until now, well-organized, national forecasting contests were available only to college students.

A new forecast city is carefully chosen each month, based on weather and geographic diversity.  The most accurate forecaster each month wins a $150 cash prize.  Second and third place finishers receive six and three months of free play, respectively.

WeatheRate verifies the accuracy of TV weather forecasts in cities and towns throughout the United States.  Twice a year they offer their seal of approval to the most accurate station in each market.

For more information, logon to, or call (602) 909-8429.