Data Center Description
ACCU-DATA is the world's most comprehensive and flexible state-of-the-art database designed and continually improved by Accu-Weather's staff of over 100 meteorologists and computer scientists, and is real-time, interactive and affordable. ACCU-DATA data sources include the National Weather Service (NWS) Domestic Data Service (including Services A and C), NWS Public Products Service, State Weather Wires, International Data Service, National Meteorological Center Numerical Products Service, FAA 604 Data Circuit, European World Forecasting Model data, DIFAX, WEFAX, GOES Satellite data, lightning data and radar data. ACCU-DATA consists of 6 major components: 1) Data and Text: Select from over 35,000 data types including surface observations, upper air data, forecasts, watches, warnings, climatological summaries and marine data. Easy commands allow you to select what you need by site, region, state or county, and for specific time periods. 2) High Resolution Maps: The Advanced Map Plotting System (AMPS) permits you to choose from over one million high resolution maps and graphics. Any area of the world can be sized and contoured to your specifications at a keystroke. Then you overlay the data display you want in the exact form and format you desire. 3) Color Graphic Images: Choose from over 2,000 full color graphics daily--the same high quality images used by television stations and major government agencies. Select national and regional satellite images, radars and RadarPlus, current and forecast surface and upper air maps, and temperature band maps. 4) Lightning Data and Graphics: the distribution, intensity and frequency of lightning strikes are available in real-time on a local, regional and national basis. 5) European and Other Forecast Models: The European World Forecast Model, MRF (Spectral), NGM (Nested Grid Model), RAF's (Regional Area Forecast) and LFM (Limited Fine Mesh) model outputs yield computerized forecasts for the Northern and Southern Hemispheres up to 7 days ahead. 6) DIFAX: Access over 300 NWS DIFAX products within seconds of availability. ACCU-DATA Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 814-235-8600 (AccuWeather Sales) WWW: http://www.accuweather.com/ Access Procedures: Connect from anywhere in the world by telephone. Requires no specialized equipment and is compatible with virtually all terminals, modems, and personal and business computers. Ordering/Price Policy: Pay only for the time you use. No phone charges, set up fees, or penalty overtime costs.