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Contingency Planning: Earth Networks - WeatherBug to Present at North Florida Disaster Preparedness Exercise


Source: Earth Networks, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Earth NetworksSM, the owner of WeatherBug® and operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, will participate in The Disaster Experience, an interactive Tabletop Exercise designed to put organizations and business continuity planners from north Florida into the throes of a disaster situation as it unfolds. The half-day exercise on Friday, June 1 is hosted by the Northeast Florida Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners in partnership with the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida.

Stuart Hershon, Homeland Security Specialist at Earth Networks - WeatherBug, will speak on the benefits of advanced weather tracking tools used by contingency experts and operations staff in the business community. Earth Networks is a global provider of weather intelligence and advanced severe weather alerting services to businesses, governments at the federal, state and local levels and millions of consumers via the WeatherBug brand of mobile apps, desktop application and website.

WHAT: The Disaster Experience

WHERE: UNF University Center, Bldg. 43, 12000 Alumni Dr., Jacksonville, FL

TIME: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm on Friday, June 1.

FOR MEDIA: Media may schedule one-on-one interviews. To schedule an interview, please contact Rachel Hunt 301-250-4046, or Jennifer Gilmore at 301-250-4239,

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About Earth NetworksSM

As a provider of comprehensive atmospheric data for nearly 20 years, Earth Networks is Taking the Pulse of the Planet with the world’s largest weather observation, lightning detection, and greenhouse gas monitoring networks and is establishing a network for collecting data within the planetary boundary layer. The company’s popular WeatherBug website, desktop application and mobile apps for major smartphone platforms provide real-time neighborhood-level weather and advanced severe weather alerts to millions of consumers. Enterprise solutions from Earth Networks enable organizations and markets, including energy and utilities, agriculture, schools, sports and recreation, emergency operations and government entities, to safeguard lives, prepare for weather and climate events and improve business operations. Founded in 1993, Earth Networks ( is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with additional locations in Mountain View, Calif.; New York, NY; Milan, Italy and a local presence in 50 countries worldwide.

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