NEW YORK, NY – As Halloween approaches, AccuWeather reports rain looms for part of the U.S. from the Deep South to the Great Lakes, threatening unwanted surprises for Halloween parades and trick-or-treating through the holiday. Prepared parents, goblins, and ghouls are including AccuWeather MinuteCast® as part of this year’s trick-or-treat and parade preparedness kits to stay safe and keep costumes dry, a top-tech must-have to stay informed on hyper-local Halloween weather updates with Superior Accuracy™. MinuteCast is exclusively available on AccuWeather’s award-winning mobile apps and AccuWeather.com web and mobile sites, free to all users.
As may be expected at this time of year, Halloween week is a mixed bag of weather surprises:
“AccuWeather MinuteCast gives parents, trick-or-treaters, and parade goers a new way to stay ahead of any tricky weather and get the most out of their holiday events,” said Steven Smith, AccuWeather President of Digital Media. “By providing pinpointed, minute-by-minute precipitation forecasts with Superior Accuracy for their exact locations wherever they go, we help people make more informed decisions. Our minute-by-minute forecast is free to users everywhere and easily accessible through our mobile apps, as well as on AccuWeather.com web and mobile sites.”
The patented forecast includes precipitation type and intensity, as well as start and end times for precipitation by the minute for the next two hours, localized to a person’s exact street address or GPS location. Award-winning AccuWeather apps and the AccuWeather.com website provide the MinuteCast feature free of charge to users living and traveling in the contiguous United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, parts of the Czech Republic, and Spain.
To check your local AccuWeather MinuteCast and prepare for Halloween festivities in your area, visit www.AccuWeather.com for more information or to download the AccuWeather app, available on all major mobile platforms and free to users.
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