Weather Underground Launches Embeddable Version of Its Interactive Hurricane WunderMap® for Websites
Implementing Flash WunderMap Keep Users Informed of Hurricane Irene Threatening the U.S.
SAN FRANCISCO, August 22, 2011 - Weather Underground, the world's first online weather service, announced today the launch of their interactive tropical and hurricane flash WunderMap® for anyone looking to implement live hurricane data on the web. The free interactive map allows users to track hurricanes and other tropical weather in real-time.
With Hurricane Irene threatening landfall in the U.S., the hurricane flash WunderMap® is a useful tool to stay informed and track Irene’s progress. The map can easily be integrated onto any website by using the HTML code provided, a choice of two map sizes and also contains interactive functions including radar, satellite and hurricane layers.
“The hurricane flash WunderMap reflects our continued commitment to provide weather tools that help the public stay thoroughly informed,” said Alan Steremberg, President and co-founder of Weather Underground. “Implementing this interactive map onto any site is free, simple to implement and provides users with relevant and timely data.”
For more comprehensive tracking please use the full WunderMap®, a favorite among weather enthusiasts who seek the most up-to-date animated radar, storm tracks and weather data plotted and overlaid on an interactive map interface. Users can choose from a variety of weather layers, including current conditions, severe weather warnings, animated radar and satellite imagery, live webcam images, hurricane tracks, traffic conditions and wildfire conditions.
Please visit http://wxug.us/hurricane and implement the tropical and hurricane flash WunderMap® today!
About Weather Underground
The world's first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. Home to more than 21 million users and weather provider to partners such as Google, The Associated Press and CBS, the company's state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world. With more than 19,000 users contributing local observations from personal weather stations, Weather Underground is able to provide up-to-the-minute weather conditions for the most finely targeted areas. In addition to serving free online weather information to millions of unique users every month, Weather Underground delivers custom-designed weather page solutions to an array of businesses and media clients - both online and in print.
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