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Winterize Your Business: AccuWeather's Annual Winter Webinar

Recorded November 18, 2020

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Summary

Look months ahead in order to help your organization better prepare for disruptive weather as we enter the holiday season and beyond.

Key Highlights

The long-range forecast: What exactly does this winter have in store?

How various scenarios could impact your business throughout the season, especially with uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn about unique challenges businesses face when dangerous winter weather strikes

Key Highlights

The long-range forecast: What exactly does this winter have in store?

How various scenarios could impact your business throughout the season, especially with uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn about unique challenges businesses face when dangerous winter weather strikes

 

AccuWeather’s 2020-2021 Winter Weather Outlook Update

During this webinar, you’ll hear firsthand from our Lead Long-Range Forecaster, Paul Pastelok and AccuWeather For Business Expert and Meteorologist Paul Drewniak. This unique opportunity will give you the ability to look months ahead in order to help your organization better prepare for disruptive weather as we enter the holiday season and beyond.

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During this exclusive webinar you’ll learn about:


  • · The long-range forecast: What exactly does this winter have in store?

  • · How various scenarios could impact your business throughout the season, especially with uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • · Preparing your organization before and during winter weather impacts

  • · Learn about unique challenges businesses face when dangerous winter weather strikes

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Paul Pastelok

Lead U.S. Long-Range Forecaster

Paul Pastelok has been with AccuWeather over 26 years. He has worked extensively with a variety of clients in radio and television broadcasting, newspapers, international forecasting, utility and construction companies, and now has a weekly long-range podcast.


Paul leads a team that focuses mainly on energy and retail clients and makes forecasts ranging from short-term to as far out as 12 months. The department has expanded globally and has developed long-range forecasts for Europe, Canada, South America and Asia. Paul also has experience in commodity, tropical and global drought forecasting.

 
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Paul Drewniak

Senior Account Executive and Meteorologist

Paul Drewniak is responsible for driving B2B sales for enterprise clients within the Fortune 500 and helps organizations translate weather impact guidance into actionable business insights and improved performance.


Paul has 30 years of expertise developing best-in-class atmospheric decisions intelligence systems and solutions, environmental risk management, state-of-the-science technology in short, medium and long-range weather and climate prediction and building lasting strategic partnerships and business alliances across a broad range of industries, including aerospace and defense, energy, manufacturing, technology and transportation.

 
 

Understanding what lies ahead is the best way to begin planning for direct impacts and related business disruption. Our experts are ready to share! To help your business prepare for hurricane impacts, AccuWeather's expert meteorologists will host a webinar on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

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Dan Kottlowski 

Lead Hurricane Forecaster

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Dan Kottlowski has 43 years of experience as an operational weather forecaster. Dan leverages both his in-depth understanding of the weather and his top-flight communication skills throughout the year as an AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist. During the Atlantic hurricane season, Dan is the lead hurricane forecaster for AccuWeather and coordinates the AccuWeather hurricane team.

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Becky DePodwin

Meteorologist, Product Training & Support Coordinator

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Becky DePodwin is a meteorologist and emergency preparedness specialist with over a decade of professional experience serving partners and clients, combining expertise in meteorology, emergency preparedness, and risk communication. Becky uses best practices in emergency management to review and evaluate emergency preparedness plans, provide recommendations and develop guidance to partners on the integration of severe weather and hurricane warnings to ensure effectiveness.