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Active Weather

August 18, 2009 — The Weather Network is your source for the reliable and accurate forecast information you need to plan your day. During active weather access to forecast information is even more critical to planning and in some cases personal safety.

Our team of 40 meteorologists utilize leading edge technology and are passionate about all things weather. The Weather Network team is constantly monitoring current conditions coast to coast and updating forecasts to provide you with the weather information that you can depend on and we’ll provide it to you in a way that meets your needs.

When active weather occurs be sure to check with The Weather Network on television, online, your desktop and on the go with your mobile phone for the latest updates.

On television, our team of broadcasters and meteorologist expertly bring you the latest conditions daily. During active weather, heightened coverage is in place for the affected area called StormWatch. Before, during and after the storm, the team will provide you with expert analysis of the storm throughout the hour.

Our website is a convenient way to access the latest weather information for over 5000 locations in Canada and around the world.

When active weather is occurring or about to occur, you’ll know right away when a banner appears on the home page and city forecast pages. A yellow banner will alert you to the potential of active weather as identified by The Weather Network’s expert team. Just like on television, when active weather is imminent the website goes into StormWatch and a red StormWatch banner will display on the homepage and on affected city pages.

A red banner indicates that an official weather warning has been issued. By clicking on the red banner you will be taken to the text of the warning for complete details.

Our handy widgets and applications are a convenient way to stay aware of the latest conditions on your computers desktop. Once downloaded the application will provide you with current conditions, forecast information and alert you to weather warnings with a red lightning bolt in your system tray and a red banner on the application.

On the go you can also stay on top of active weather with our mobile website and mobile applications, text messaging and video. Whether at home or travelling, mobile services from The Weather Network make receiving reliable active weather forecasts convenient and easy.

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