The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel (TWC) is an American cable and satellite television network that, since May 2, 1982, broadcasts weather forecasts and weather-related news, along with entertainment programming related to weather such as Storm Stories, 24 hours a day. In addition to its programming on the cable channel, TWC also provides forecasts for terrestrial and satellite radio stations, newspapers, and websites, and maintains an extensive online presence at weather.com. Content from The Weather Channel is available for purchase from the NBCUniversal Archives. The Weather Channel debuted its high-definition simulcast on September 26, 2007. It has its headquarters in the Cumberland area of metro Atlanta, Georgia, in unincorporated Cobb County near the intersection of Interstates 75 and 285. The Weather Channel was founded in 1981 by John Coleman and Frank Batten. It was launched on May 2, 1982. The Weather Channel uses special proprietary equipment that inserts local weather forecast and warning information if it is viewed on a cable TV system. The original Weather Star technology has been upgraded on larger cable systems to the IntelliStar, including Vocal Local to announce the current...
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