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Why Weather Matters

Gardening Guide: When to Get Your Flowers in the Ground

Posted in: Why Weather Matters
By AcuRite Team
March 2, 2020

Whether you start early-spring flowers indoors or sow them directly in the ground, you need to know the best time to start your spring planting. When should you start planting your spring flower garden? These tips will help you figure it out.

Is It safe to Shower During a Thunderstorm? ...and More of Your Storm Questions Answered.

Posted in: Why Weather Matters
By AcuRite Team
February 21, 2020

Lightning threats are present both indoors and out — for example, can I take a shower during a storm? What do I do if I’m caught on the lake? We cover a few tornado tips as well, and explore a piece of technology that will help protect you even when you’re far away from the nearest cellphone.

5 Survival Supplies Every Homeowner Should Have When Mother Nature Strikes

Posted in: Why Weather Matters
By AcuRite Team
February 13, 2020

Severe weather events have become more common in recent years. As homeowners look for ways to protect their homes, family and property, understanding what to have on hand when disaster strikes is critical. Here are five staples to have in any severe weather survival kit.

Ice Skating and Sledding this Winter!

Posted in: Why Weather Matters
By Kari Strenfel
January 29, 2020

Check weather conditions using an at-home weather sensor or bring your portable anemometer on-the-go to always be prepared and safe when sledding or ice skating with your family. Track wind speed, temperature and snow conditions.

Snowmobile Weather and Safety

Posted in: Why Weather Matters
By Kari Strenfel
January 26, 2020

Use weather forecast data and weather devices such as our portable anemometer to track snowfall and ensure snowmobiling conditions are safe for you and your group. Know the terrain and get ahead of the weather this winter season.

Winter Activities Series: Best Conditions for Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

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By Kari Strenfel
January 20, 2020

Use weather forecast data to plan your next ski or snowboarding adventure. Ideal weather conditions include sun with good visibility, low winds and mild temperatures. Use a portable anemometer to check weather predictions for your location.

Stillpoint School Installs AcuRite Atlas™ with Lightning Detection!

By Teachers at Stillpoint School
January 9, 2020

The AcuRite Atlas weather station can help schools to predict local weather conditions for student safety or provide educational opportunities for weather trends such as humidity, rainfall, lightning detection and more.

Successful Ice Fishing with AcuRite

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By AcuRite Team
December 26, 2019

The Fishing Activity Meter and Forecaster is a portable weather device that helps ice fishers track ideal weather conditions this winter. You can also track barometric pressure, which can affect how fish behave, to know when and where ice fish.

Outdoor Classrooms Learn with AcuRite

By Educators at Jack and Jill’s House Preschool
December 16, 2019

A Washington preschool transitioned to an outdoor classrom setting using the AcuRite Atlas™ Weather Station. The wireless tool measures wind speed, rainfall and temperature to help them learn gardening and other science subjects.

Keep Your Community Safe with AcuRite Atlas™

By Emergency Management Agency, Village of Crete
November 25, 2019

Learn how this small community uses AcuRite weather data to prepare and respond when weather data is a threat.