FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bruce A. Fixman, President
2218 East Rockledge Road
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Phone: (602) 909-8429
Phoenix, AZ (June 9, 2009) - Forecast verification experts WeatheRate certified the following TV stations as the most accurate in their markets for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009:
|WeatheRated City||Certified TV Station||Network|
|Des Moines, IA||WOI||BC|
|Ft. Myers, FL||WBBH||NBC|
|Kansas City, MO||KSHB||NBC|
The Arizona-based company crowns local meteorologists across the country as the most accurate in their TV markets by comparing forecasts with actual conditions. WeatheRate verifies high and low temperatures, sky cover, precipitation, snow accumulation, wind and fog. Accuracy in forecasting severe weather and timing of precipitation also comes into play.
Using a business model similar to J.D. Power and Associates, WeatheRate conducts independent research at their own expense. At the end of each WeatheRating period, the company offers its seal of approval only to the most accurate station in each television market.
For more information about WeatheRate at weatherate.com or call (602) 909-8429.