Media's Source for Weather Data and Information Canada
Environment Canada is our nation's official source for weather, water and climate data in Canada and our nation's only official source for severe weather warnings. Media sources such as radio, television, newspapers and Web access free Environment Canada weather data 365 days a year.
Media can access our data via:
National Alert Aggregation Dissemination System
Environment Canada feeds much of its weather warning information to the National Alert Aggregation Dissemination (NAAD) System. This free information system gives easy access to distributors like radio, television and web so that they can broadcast the alert messages. Distributors like Google Public Alerts and the Weather Network receive Canadian weather alert information through the NAAD System.
Weather Media Site
To better serve the Canadian media, Environment Canada has created a free weather web service dedicated to the media where members of the media can configure their personalized weather pages and access the complete range of current weather information, including weather warnings for their locations of choice.
Weather.gc.ca offers up-to-the-minute information on current weather conditions, forecasts and warnings for over 800 locations across the country. It also provides the public with access to a variety of other products, including marine information, satellite and radar imagery, weather models, long-range predictions, and resource material on weather-related phenomena.
For direct media inquiries and requests, and access to news releases, advisories and statements, please visit Environment Canada’s Media Room.
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