MinuteCast added to AccuWeather Network

AccuWeather Network has rolled out some updates to its programming, including the addition of MinuteCast, increased local and regional weather coverage and continued team expansion.

The 24/7 HD channel’s “All Weather, All the Time” programming is available on Verizon Fios TV and the Verizon Fios Mobile app.

The patented AccuWeather MinuteCast focuses on hyper-localized the weather. Now on the AccuWeather Network, MinuteCast provides minute-by-minute forecast updates including precipitation type, intensity and start and end times for top local landmarks.

MinuteCast also provides precipitation forecasts by exact street address for the next two hours.

Enhanced local and regional programming across the AccuWeather Network includes additional live breaking weather videos, detailed regional forecast videos and additional weather forecast data. Weather information and updates available on the network include the AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature, hourly temperature and precipitation, wind speed and direction, humidity, visibility, UV index, 5-Day Forecast, animated radar and more.

Additionally, New York City Metro, Philadelphia Metro, Mid-Atlantic and New England regions feature a new level of localized weather coverage with video forecasts for upcoming local area events including sporting events, concerts and outdoor festivals, plus special forecasts for regional vacation destinations.

Recent team expansion on the AccuWeather Network includes Bernie Rayno’s appointment as chief video meteorologist and lead forecaster, in addition to meteorologists Paul Williams, Cam Tran and Laura Velasquez and David Brunner, manager of talent performance.