National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Below are various resources from across the Weather Enterprise including links to commercial, academic, and governmental products and services. These lists contain the providers/services that we know.  If you are a provider of a weather, water, or climate alerting service and want your service added to the lists below, please contact us at: wrn.feedback@noaa.gov (this email address is not for subscribing to NWS alerts.)

DISCLAIMER: NWS does not endorse the services or providers listed. Information presented is believed to be correct at the time of posting. Any fee or payment required for service is the responsibility of the consumer. The NWS recommends using multiple sources of information to validate the information that is received.

Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all links take you outside this federal government website.  You may wish to review the privacy notices on these sites as their practices may differ from ours.

Company listings are in alphabetical order.

  • Company/Website Link to Home Page
  • Link to Specific Service (if applicable)
  • Weather Topic Addressed
  • Price
  •      Regional, National, or Global
  • Description
  • Area, if Regional
AcousticTechnology, Inc.   general $ Global/national-scale ATI offers software and products to aid in alerting large groups of people.  MassAlert is a software, and Web Portal is the desktop version of it.  Alerts are completely customizable and can include severe weather alerts, as well as distribution by mass emails and SMS messages. They also sell control systems as well as indoor and outdoor communication devices and products.  
AerisWeather  Alerts general $ Global/national-scale AerisWeather creates custom solutions for weather-sensitive businesses and media properties. AerisWeather API and SDK toolkits power apps and websites worldwide, providing developers the cost-effective resources they need for success. Weather impacts roughly one-third of GDP, and it is becoming more volatile. Tapping the full power of AerisWeather allows companies to operate more efficiently, profitably, and safely.  
DAPage, LLC   general $ Global/national-scale Organizations can become a customer in order to use their Software as a Service product to alert their users and subscribers.  
Early Alert Tornado Alert general $ Global/national-scale The "tornadoAlert" device can be purchased from the earlyAlert website.  It notifies the listener of the type of danter, and contains a 90 db siren, strobe light, and proximity detector.   
Earth Networks   general $ Global/national-scale Earth Networks operates the world’s most comprehensive weather networks including hyperlocal real-time observations, lightning detection and trace gas monitoring that helps schools, government agencies and companies with weather intelligence data to help automate decision-making and optimize operations. Operating in over 90 countries, Earth Networks provides customers with services such as weather monitoring, alerting and visualization, real-time lightning detection, and severe weather analytics. More information at www.earthnetworks.com  
FirstCall Alerts App   general $ Global/national-scale Emergency managers and directors can send alerts and updates to their personnel and staff via a wide variety of devices and methods.  General emergency alerts can be sent as well as NWS alerts.  Technology is also available to reach the hearing impaired.  
HailStrike HailStrike hail $ Global/national-scale Users can anticipate liabilities by examining past hail damage data in their area, as well as track current storms and hail paths, with live reports for tornados, high wind, and hail from spotters.  
MeteoStar LEADS EMS general $ Global/national-scale The LEADS Environmental Monitoring System is a commercial system that collects, integrates, and processes meteorological, air quality, and water quality data. It is also capable of alerting and data visualization.  
Off Fast   general $ Global/national-scale This service is a program that monitors weather services and, when a severe weather alert occurs, automatically turns off your computer.  
PC Weather Products   tropical $ Global/national-scale PC Weather Products offers a variety of professional hurricane analysis and tracking software options that give users graphical and reporting tools to aid in making preparation decisions. Some of these options offer storm alerts as well.  For users who don't want to run a software application, custom hurricane and storm information can be delivered via email and their website. Also available are location risk analysis reports for businesses at risk of wind and storm surge.  
Sonalysts   aviation $ Global/national-scale Sonalysts offers a software called wXstation, with an integrated desktop application version called Dispatch Weather Client.  wXstation is built primarily for aviation meteorologists and airline dispatchers, and includes customizable data and forecast options.  
Swift Weather   general $ Global/national-scale Swift Weather offers users access to custom weather graphics and weather & GIS data. Another option is Weather Defender, a product that provides public safety agencies, utilities, contractors, and other organizations with weather data, tracking systems, and alerts to minimize risk and maximize preparedness.  Citizens can also take part with the residential edition of Weather Defender.  
THOR GUARD   lightning $ Global/national-scale THOR GUARD offers a variety of products and software that work with their lightning prediction technology.  Users have multiple options of how to receive these alerts before severe weather begins.  
ThunderEagle   general $ Global/national-scale Thunder Eagle designs and manufactures NOAA weather alert radios and communication interface systems for the dissemination of severe weather information on multiple communications systems. They also create and host weather websites for businesses, schools, and governments throughout the United States. These sites are linked at http://alerteagle.alerteagle.com/.  
WeatherWatch Service 24 Hour Weather Alert general $ Global/national-scale Users can sign up for a variety of watches, warnings, and advisories, with price dependent on how many types of warnings they wish to receive.