Keeping your energy power network connected - Energy & Utility Weather Forecast

With weather foresight, actionable analytics and precise alerting for utility & energy weather forecasting

Are you safeguarding your utilities assets and personnel from the threat of increasingly volatile weather?

Weatherzone Business, a DTN company, offers precise weather intelligence and alerting to protect your utilities network when severe weather, floods and fires threaten.

Over 80% of Australian transmission and distribution networks already rely on our proven nowcasting and forecasting out to 15 days. You can rest assured yours is protected by market-leading analysis. With this foresight you can gain lead time to prepare for possible outages, reduce risk and protect your people and profits.

You will never be left in the dark when conditions suddenly worsen. We deliver reliable, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and analytical tools that give you the power to enhance your operational management and response to weather risk. Our Total Lightning Network is a globally proven solution that accurately identifies and alerts you to lightning strikes within your defined thresholds, supporting the safety of your team.

Your customisable interface has GIS mapping, showing multiple weather layers over your utilities network and offering full situational awareness. You can quickly recognise any threat to your assets in real-time. 24-hour asset monitoring allows you to track lightning, bushfires and other severe weather systems that approach your service territory.

Advanced and actionable analytics allow you to act decisively and improve your planning and outage response strategy.

Customise your weather data

Over 30 customisable and easily visualised parameters are offered on your Energyzone interface. We tailor directly to your operational requirements and offer 24 hour meteorological and IT support for any complex conditions that arise. Maximised efficiency ensures your operation adheres to regulatory statutes.

We are there for you: rain, hail or shine.

High Precision Forecasts

Armed with OpticastTM, the most precise solution for nowcasting and forecasting data at down to 5-min granularity out to 15 days, you can mitigate operational and safety risk.

Storm Impact Analytics

Advanced and actionable analytics, using a sophisticated, machine learning approach, provide quantitative predictions that support a more prepared response.

Expert Advice and Support

Powerful forecast modules are coupled with briefings from our team of expert energy meteorologists, allowing you to understand the risk in the forecasts.

We don’t do status quo

We thrive on challenge, next-generation science and customised service and are dedicated to helping you stay ahead of the game.

Opticast is Weatherzone’s cloud-based forecasting solution that can deliver precise, hyper-local weather data to your business.

Independently verified to significantly outperform other industry models, Opticast gives you a strategic advantage when facing weather impacts. Opticast intelligently adapts to the local conditions of your site area ensuring the most accurate data for your network.

With our advanced alerting mechanism for lightning – the Total Lightning Network – and severe weather events including flooding and bushfires, you will have the best lead time possible to assess and respond. Our team provide analytical support, 24/7, and pave the way for quick and effective critical decision making.

We work to bring you full situational awareness so you can mitigate risk and maximise profits.

The brightest minds to help light the way.

Latest news

Satisfy your weather obsession with these news headlines from around the nation, and the world.

Summery Sydney, wintry Melbourne

It’s been one of those days when Australia’s two largest cities could hardly have been more different in terms of weather. Never mind the tedious old arguments about the food, coffee, culture, sport, traffic, scenery and the rest of it in the two cities. On this autumn Wednesday, Melbourne feels like winter while Sydney feels […]

Rainfall to soak some parched areas of WA

Rain will soak parts of WA over the coming week, although forecast models are struggling to agree on whether this burst of wet weather will bring much-needed rain to parched Perth. This rainfall will be caused by a low pressure trough extending from the Kimberley down to southwestern WA from late Thursday, with a low […]

Tassie snow, Melbourne temps go low

Snow has fallen in Tasmania, while Melbourne has experienced a dramatic temperature drop as a cold front whipped through Tasmania and southern Victoria overnight. This was the Wednesday morning scene on the slopes of Ben Lomond, Tasmania’s only commercial ski resort, about an hour out of Launceston. Not enough snow for skiing, but the cafe […]

Australia’s tropical cyclone season coming to an end

The 2023-24 Australian tropical cyclone season is almost over and while it was a quiet season based on overall numbers, some of the landfalling systems had a big impact. The Australian tropical cyclone season officially runs from November until April. During this time, we usually see an average of about 9 to 10 tropical cyclones […]