Baron Weather, the world leader in critical weather intelligence, announced today that Zurich Resilience Solutions, a global provider of risk engineering, mitigation, and resilience-building services that go beyond risk transfer and is part of Zurich North America, has selected Baron Weather to offer its technology to Zurich’s clients throughout the United States.

Baron Weather’s technology can equip clients with monitoring and advanced notification of weather-related threats that put their inventory at risk from damaging hail, wind, and flash flooding.

Zurich can now provide customers with technology to give them greater insights into severe weather events that could impact their business.
Zurich can now provide customers with technology to give them greater insights into severe weather events that could impact their business.

Zurich customers will be offered multi-seat access to Baron Threat Net, a web-based tool with a companion app that delivers a wealth of current and forecasted weather information, such as data for severe weather, tropical events, and winter weather. Using Baron Threat Net can provide weather information with unparalleled accuracy regarding details like a storm’s arrival time to specific county areas.

“With our new relationship with Baron Weather, Zurich can provide our customers with technology that gives them greater insights into severe weather events headed their way that could impact their business,” said Patrick Clarke, Head of Risk Engineering Services at Zurich Resilience Solutions.
“Baron Weather’s technology provides advanced notification and a deeper understanding of how the climate affects properties and enables its users to proactively protect people, equipment, materials, and environment, while at the same time, preparing and deploying response resources more efficiently.”
-- Patrick Clarke
“Zurich is offering Baron Threat Net because of our alerts and monitoring capabilities,” said Baron Weather’s Director of Business Development – Insurance, Greg Thompson. “This ensures Zurich can offer customers access to location-specific weather perils and the ability to set up customized alerts for the locations and conditions they want to monitor in real-time.”
According to the National Centers for Environmental Information at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in 2021, the U.S. saw 20 separate weather/climate events with economic losses of at least $1 billion each.
Baron Threat Net’s capabilities include the ability to:'
  • Generate actionable insights for superior decision-making and weather clarity.
  • Layer numerous data products and quickly scale data integration.
  • Access historical weather data to understand how climate conditions impact a location over time.
Baron has deep experience in meteorological data science with advanced research resulting in creating weather datasets that target specific perils. Baron is the leader in significant weather detection as a manufacturer of Doppler Weather Radar and the innovator of storm detection algorithms. Baron offers a differentiated catalog of weather parameters by applying science to real-world applications. This combination of research and meteorological science delivers insights that inform businesses.