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September 11, 2015 10:15 ET

WeatherNation TV Partners With News Channel Nebraska Team

Viewers in North and Northeast Nebraska Receive Innovative, Accurate 24/7 Weather Reporting

NORFOLK, NE--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2015) - WeatherNation TV, Inc., today announced a partnership with News Channel Nebraska for the broadcast of 24/7 weather and news reports on digital TV in five markets including Norfolk, Neb.

Under terms of the agreement, the multi-format WeatherNation, which provides local, regional and national television weather news service, will become available to viewers of KNEN-LD (Ch. 35.3) in Norfolk.

In addition, the new service will soon be carried from Valentine to Hartington and from Wynot to Humphrey, Neb. via MVPDs (multichannel video programming distributors) throughout northeast Nebraska and Sioux City, Iowa. 

"WeatherNation gives News Channel Nebraska a great opportunity to provide the most accurate weather, news and local live sports programming in the communities we serve," said Mike Flood, managing member of News Channel Nebraska. "The partnership will enable us to generate more robust local weather updates every 10 minutes, plus regional and national updates from WeatherNation."

Geoff Fox, chief meteorologist for News Channel Nebraska, said, "We are excited to be teaming up with WeatherNation to provide our viewers enhanced weather coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week."

"WeatherNation's world-class technology and its professional talent will add to the quality news and weather coverage that News Channel Nebraska viewers will expect," said Michael Norton, president of WeatherNation. "Our knowledgeable team of meteorologists provides around-the-clock coverage of breaking weather news and forecasting."

The WeatherNation TV network delivers a back-to-basics approach to weather reporting and forecasting. Instead of long-form shows interspersed with short accounts of weather news, WeatherNation TV offers continuous coverage of hyper-local, local, regional and national weather events with cutting-edge graphics and insightful details.

WeatherNation TV's team of seasoned meteorologists uses the latest technology from Baron Services and its Omni® and VIPIR® Systems to forecast and illustrate current conditions with engaging and innovative real-time 3D graphical mapping that help viewers understand the in-depth story behind their weather. A powerful, severe-weather tracking system also gives viewers a detailed visual assessment of storms and other extreme weather, from the satellite view down to street-level detail. 

About WeatherNation TV, Inc.
WeatherNation TV, Inc., headquartered in Centennial, Colo., produces the WeatherNation TV network, which provides 24/7 coverage of current and severe weather news and information in a compelling, meteorologist-hosted format available in both HD and SD to local broadcasters and cable operators. WeatherNation is helping broadcasters realize revenues from digital channels and over-the-top platforms. WeatherNation is E/I compliant for local broadcasters, is closed captioned and supports EAS. WeatherNation also integrates with a TV station's existing team of meteorologists as well as their traffic and billing systems for supporting ad insertion without the need for additional hardware. For more information, please contact info@weathernationtv.com or (800) 343-9516. Visit www.weathernationtv.com.

About News Channel Nebraska 
News Channel Nebraska is owned by Flood Communications LLC, headquartered in Norfolk, Nebraska. News Channel Nebraska's parent company, Flood Communications, also owns and operates radio and television stations across the state of Nebraska and strives to be the most reliable and trusted news, weather information, marketing, and entertainment source in the communities they serve. News Channel Nebraska's Mike Flood started his broadcasting career in Norfolk at the age of 15. Mike served as a State Senator for Madison County, Nebraska for 8 years, including 6 years as Speaker of the Legislature, making him the longest serving Speaker in Nebraska history. For more information, visit http://www.us92.com and as of September 15th  www.newschannelnebraska.com

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