STATE COLLEGE, PA – JULY 7, 2017: The Weather Channel television network, one of the world’s foremost providers of weather information, and Sunset Wx, LLC, proprietor of a reliable, nationally-recognized sunrise and sunset forecasting tool, announced today a new strategic partnership. The partnership will bring together SunsetWx’s exclusive forecasting methodology for sunrise and sunset quality and The Weather Channel’s mission to feed viewer fascination with all things weather-related.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with SunsetWx to provide customized sunset and sunrise forecasts for our AMHQ viewers.” said Nora Zimmett, Senior Vice President of Programming for The Weather Channel. “Sunrises and sunsets are some of the most beautiful and moving experiences in nature, and this unique product will give our viewers the information they need to observe that perfect sunrise or sunset.”
“Our partnership with The Weather Channel, a staple in the weather industry, is an exciting next step for our company.” commented Jacob DeFlitch, CEO of SunsetWx. “The collaboration with The Weather Channel reflects our mission to help viewers capture the colors of twilight. We look forward to the opportunity to bring our suite of sunrise and sunset quality forecasts to a national level.”
Forecasts can be seen nationally on The Weather Channel’s daily programming, including two of the network’s popular shows, AMHQ and Weather Underground. Forecasts may also appear on Local Now, providing viewers with a more hyper-local forecast.
About The Weather Channel:
For more than 35 years, The Weather Channel television network has been the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet. For seven years in a row, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the “TV News Brand of the Year.” With trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather – its expertise is unrivaled. Engaging with fans and delivering content to feed their fascination with all things weather is paramount to the network’s mission. With the recently launched community platform, weloveweather.tv, the network created a 2-way dialogue with fans, establishing an ongoing relationship with those that have a passion for weather. For more information visit weathergroup.com.
About Local Now:
Local Now is a streaming service that is changing the way Americans get news about their communities. Powered by The Weather Channel and content partners, Local Now delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information. With unique technology that transmits localized information to hundreds of markets across the United States, Local Now delivers the same information seen in a 30 to 60 minute local news broadcast segment, on-demand and in a fraction of the time. Local Now is available on Roku, Sling TV, MobiTV, YouTube TV, fuboTV and other major OTT platforms. It is also available in the iOS, Android, Roku and Amazon Fire app stores as well as desktop.
About Sunset Wx, LLC:
Sunset Wx, LLC is a nationally-recognized team constructed of degreed meteorologists and programmers, utilizing proprietary meteorological methodologies to provide accurate sunrise and sunset quality forecasts in the United States and around the globe. These new, tangible forecasting tools are the first of their kind, and are available to all consumers of daily weather information. For more details on SunsetWx, please visit our website at sunsetwx.com