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Last Day of National Preparedness Month

by Rory Groves        September 30, 2016  |  12:00 pm  |  Category: Company | Latest News

Weather Defender provides Common Operating PictureToday is the last day of National Preparedness Month. It is also the final day of our promotional offer on Weather Defender.

Sign up for Weather Defender before the day is out and you'll receive a free month of the following benefits:

  • All-seasons Weather Monitoring
  • Nationwide to street-level detail of weather events
  • Hundreds of Geographic and Weather overlays
  • Automatic alerting of any weather element

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September is National Preparedness Month

Together, We Prepare. National Preparedness Month 2016

Stand up and be counted!

How many of the 10 PrepareAthon activities have you completed? Add your emergency preparedness activities to the America’s PrepareAthon! website:

10 Ways to Prepare

Visit READY.GOV/MYPLAN and review the various situations you need to consider when it comes to being prepared. The site is a wealth of great information including printable templates to get your started quickly.


Government Agencies and First Responders to Receive 40 Percent Discount

by Rory Groves        September 21, 2016  |  9:17 am  |  Category: Company | Latest News


In honor of National Preparedness Month this September, SWIFT Weather announced today their company will start offering a 40 percent discount on its award-winning Weather Defender Commercial Edition for federal, state and local government agencies, active and retired U.S. military, first responders and related government agencies. The weather tracking software is user-friendly and feature-rich, providing up-to-the-second data including always-on threat monitoring and real-time weather alerts sent to a desktop, email, or mobile device. The first-of-kind weather alerts software combines remote alerting with first-person visuals – all in one application. Government agencies or first responders can properly prepare by receiving highly accurate forecasts in advance of approaching tornadoes, thunderstorms, blizzards, ice storms, lightning, hurricanes, hailstorms, high winds, heavy precipitation and more. Users benefit from precise, dynamic weather data enabling them to minimize risk, maximize preparedness and optimize the allocation of manpower and resources to a certain geographic location with greater accuracy.

“Weather Defender delivers highly accurate severe weather data directly to government agencies and first responders, giving them the ability to save more lives and property,” said SWIFT Weather CEO Rory Groves. “We’re pleased to offer our Commercial Edition of our weather alerts software to these organizations at a deep discount this September.”

Weather Defender Commercial Edition provides direct access 24/7/365 to an extensive network of radar stations and weather satellites, providing critical, real-time weather alerts and data anywhere in the nation. The customizable Alert Perimeter feature lets the user be the first to know a myriad of approaching threats, well ahead of public weather announcements. Weather Defender can be customized easily and quickly to target specific geographic locations and certain types of weather. Richly defined and highly detailed weather graphics allow for the best preparation or response for impending inclement weather. Additional features include industry and activity-specific weather maps; animated history with time lapse movies of weather activity in the user’s area; GPS integration; GIS import functionality; collaboration; and premium customer support via email, phone, online documentation and tutorial videos.

Weather Defender Commercial Edition normally retails for $1200 per year, but it is available now for $720 per year to qualifying organizations. Visit to purchase or for more information or call 800-960-4586.


Don't Wait.

by Rory Groves        September 6, 2016  |  9:17 am  |  Category: Latest News

When is the right time to talk with your family about how to get in touch in a disaster?


In recent years, devastating earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and wildfires have highlighted the need for Americans to prepare for natural disaster. However, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), half of Americans have not discussed or developed a family emergency plan.

Don't wait, communicate with your family today about an emergency plan today. Visit for tools and resources to make and practice a family emergency communication plan.


Special Discount on Weather Defender


Weather Defender

In honor of National Preparedness Month we are waiving activation fees and giving away a free month of Weather Defender® Residential Edition for the entire month of September.

Subscribe between now and September 30, 2016 and your first 30 days are completely free (A $120 value).

As always, no contracts, cancel any time.

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