How to secure forecast data in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4

How to secure forecast data in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4
Epic Games | Fortnite.GG

Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


28th Aug 2023 14:20

Need help securing forecast data from Forecast Towers in Fortnite? Forecast Towers are new in Chapter 4 Season 4 of Fortnite, but these nifty structures have information on the Storm that can prove extremely useful in your quest for a Victory Royale.

This primer will overview where to find Forecast Towers and how to secure forecast data in Fortnite.

How to secure forecast data from Forecast Towers in Fortnite

You need a Forecast Tower Access Card to secure forecast data from Forecast Towers in Fortnite
Click to enlarge

Kado Thorne, the antagonist of Chapter 4 Season 4, built Forecast Towers to study the Storm. To protect his investments, Thorne deploys henchmen to patrol and safeguard each of his Forecast Towers. These NPCs will attack on sight if you get near a Forecast Tower.

Leading the defence of each Forecast Tower is The Dealer. Defeat The Dealer and his lackeys to get a Forecast Tower Access Card.

With a Forecast Tower Access Card, you can approach the base of a Forecast Tower and interact with the control panel to secure the forecast. Downloading the Storm info this way will allow you and your allies to see future Storm circles.

One of the Week 0 Quests for Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 tasks players with securing forecast data from two Forecast Towers. Completing this challenge will award you 35,000 XP toward your Season Level and Battle Pass.

Knowing where the Storm is moving before your opponents do is invaluable information. Secure forecast data from Forecast Towers to get intel on upcoming Storm circles and better your chances of claiming Victory Royale in Fortnite.

Where to find Forecast Towers in Fortnite

Search the centre of the Island for Forecast Towers in Fortnite
Click to enlarge

For the most part, all the Forecast Towers in Chapter 4 Season 4 are situated around the centre of the Island. Forecast Towers are tall, narrow structures. You can spot Forecast Towers from far away thanks to the bright lights that emit from the top half of the tower.

While Points of Interest and Landmarks are the most-visited places in the game, you won't find any Forecast Towers at these hubs. Instead, Forecast Towers sit alone in open areas where they can scan the Storm with little to no interference.

You can identify the precise location of Forecast Towers in Fortnite by opening the minimap and looking for icons depicting a radar dish.

Sign Up To Our Newsletter

Get exclusive news, content, and discounts sent directly to your inbox

You've joined our newsletter. Thank you!
Sorry, there has been an issue in subscribing to the newsletter.

The 35,000 XP you get for securing forecast data from two Forecast Towers will go a long way in unlocking all the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 Battle Pass skins.

Coleman Hamstead
About the author
Coleman Hamstead
Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.
Why trust GGRecon?

Established in 2019, we don’t just cover games - we live them. Our expert team is full of dedicated gamers, qualified journalists, and industry insiders who collectively boast decades of experience covering gaming and esports. This deep-rooted expertise allows us to provide authoritative and nuanced perspectives first-hand from a team who are playing, and researching every game covered on our website. 

Our foundation is built on a profound commitment to editorial independence, ensuring our content remains free from external influence and advertising pressures and is held to the highest level of editorial conduct, integrity, and quality. 

Every article on GGRecon comes from rigorous research, informed analysis, and a passion for gaming that resonates with our readers. We uphold these standards through a transparent editorial policy, accessible here, which governs our processes and maintains our accountability.

All free games you can get on the Epic Games Store right now
Where to find Marble in LEGO Fortnite & how to use it
Where to find Obsidian in LEGO Fortnite & how to use it
Can you play LEGO Fortnite split-screen? Multiplayer co-op explained
Where to find Malachite in LEGO Fortnite & how to use it