AccuWeather’s Impact Indicator™ identifies major weather events on a scale of 1 (Insignificant) to 10 (Extreme) for how impactful, or disruptive, the weather will be to your business. Based on ten years of historical data, the Impact Indicator™ is flexible and customizable to your business and needs. Put the power of AccuWeather behind your products with access to detailed several types of disruptive weather events for every zip code in the contiguous United States. Developers have access to 4 different types of requests. They can see all available dates, all types of events, a list of available locations, and all Impact Indicator™ events with their associated level.
Weather impacts sales projections and inventory load for big box retailer. CRM system administrator wants to alert key personnel to adverse weather scenarios that may impact foot traffic and the amount of inventory scheduled to be in each location.
Integration with AccuWeather D3 Express API generates automated alerts whenever the Disruption Indicator Level goes over 7 in any given zip code where the company has a store location. Corresponding logic recommends any applicable staffing adjustments and what inventory items to put on sale at what discount level.
Logistics manager for parcel delivery company wants to keep supply chain running smoothly with alerts and ample lead time for potentially disruptive weather events along routes. Has secondary goal of reducing expenses from transit time and potential stock-outs.
Integration with AccuWeather D3 Express API provides tiered alerts to dispatch and driver teams, alerting them to potential impacts in route times due to unforeseen weather conditions. Mapping capabilities integrated with navigation to trigger recommended changes in route, saving drivers time and keeping them safe.