Live Simulcast of the weather to offer news and updates on Hurricane Michael’s path as storm heads towards Florida Gulf Coast.
First of all and as a public service to those in the path. That’s for Hurricane Michael, SiriusXM and The Weather Channel are partnering.
Partnering as a whole to provide a live simulcast of The Weather Channel. That’s on SiriusXM channel 145. For this Hurricane Michael, it’s starting on Wednesday, October 10 at 12:00 am ET. Likewise and will be continuing for the following 48 hours.
SiriusXM’s Weather Channel simulcast will be available on all SiriusXM radios. That’s for both subscribers and non-subscribers. Thereby providing the latest storm updates and potentially life-saving information. Especially to those in the path of the hurricane.
So Listeners can tune in to SiriusXM’s content. Also including the live simulcast of The Weather Channel and on the SiriusXM app. Finally and the streaming web player at SiriusXM.com. https://siriusxm.us/2MsW37f to listen.
Well back in ATLANTA, Aug. 25, 2011, PRNewswire reported that for The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC), keeping people prepared and safe during severe weather events is the company’s number one priority.
Therefore, the company is taking extensive measures across TV, online, mobile, radio and social media. All to keep viewers and users informed as Hurricane Irene progresses up the East Coast. This one affecting up to 55 million people. These measures include:
TV: The Weather Channel is pre-empting long-form programming to cover Hurricane Irene 24/7 for the foreseeable future. On-camera meteorologists stationed throughout points in Hurricane Irene’s path along the East Coast include:
- Mike Seidel – Outer Banks, NC (currently Nags Head, NC)
- Eric Fisher – Norfolk, VA
- Stephanie Abrams – Outer Banks, NC (currently Duck, NC)
- Adam Berg – Jersey Shore area (currently Asbury Park, NJ)
- Jim Cantore – New York Cityarea
(NOTE: These locations are fluid and may change quickly depending on Hurricane Irene’s path).
- Sirius XM Radio: Beginning today, Sirius XM Radio will air The Weather Channel television feed on Sirius channel 184 and XM channel 1 to help those in the path of the hurricane track the progress and severity of the storm. In addition, SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Radio, channel 106, will keep the nation’s truckers updated with information. Similarly on highway closures and weather. Advisories with extended coverage and local updates from The Weather Channel air hourly on SiriusXM’s First Traffic and Weather, channels 132 to 140.
- TWC Radio: Likewise, TWC Radio meteorologists will provide our radio affiliates along the East Coast. Similarly owith up-to-the minute news and updates on the storm’s progression.
- Hurricane Central: Available at www.weather.com/hurricane. It seems this features hurricane-related content, videos, maps, forecasts and analysis. So the most up-to-date news and information on current tropical systems. It’s an interactive hurricane tracker map, hurricane preparation tips, and historical data on past storms. Please Keep up with the current storm track here: http://wxch.nl/qcW2KM.
- Hurricane Preparedness: Available at www.weather.com/ready, this provides valuable WeatherREADY information and links to help keep users prepared and informed before, during and after the storm, including a checklist of items to have on hand, tips for protecting your property, and more.
- Live Chats: A hosted online live chat today until 4 p.m. ET will allow users to ask questions and get real-time severe weather updates and information directly from TWC experts, meteorologists, and local affiliates. Future chats may be added.
- Notify!: Subscribers to The Weather Channel Notify! service (www.weather.com/notify) will receive alerts by phone when severe weather warnings are issued in their area.