DIRECTV Launches Severe Weather and News Mix Channel Dedicated to Coverage of Severe Winter Storm


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —


DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T (NYSE: T) family, has launched a Severe Weather/News Mix channel dedicated to coverage of a dangerous winter storm that is bringing strong winds and blizzard conditions to the mid-Atlantic and portions of the Northeastern United States today.

The six-in-one Weather/News Mix Channel will provide national storm coverage from: WeatherNation, The Weather Channel, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and a channel dedicated to local and regional coverage from select affiliates in the affected area. The channel will initially offer WJLA (ABC) in Washington D.C., and alternate with WRLH (FOX) in Richmond. All channels will appear on one screen and each channel is selectable via remote for full screen viewing. 


The Weather/News Mix channel will be available until 7 p.m. ET today on channel 361-1 and will switch to local/regional channel coverage only, on channel 361-2. The Weather/News Mix will return at 6 a.m. ET the following day on channel 361-1.


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