iPhone Apps To Track Hurricane Irene

News | Tuesday August 23 2011 3:54 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

, Hurricane Irene has swept over eastern North Carolina this afternoon. Though the hurricane has dropped to Category 1 storm, with maximum speeds of around 85mph, forecasters believe that it will still be a menacing hurricane.
So if you’re on the East Coast, and looking for
to track Hurricane Irene, then here’s a list of apps.
Hurricane ($2.99) – 
This aptly named app called Hurricane developed by Kitty Cole is one of the most top rated and popular app in the App Store for tracking hurricanes. The app allows you to track the hurricane with animated satellite images and interactive forecast and tracking map and also offers an interactive 5 day forecast cone. It also tells you how far you are from various points in the storm. It also brings detailed video updates thanks to the partnership with HurrianceTrack.com.
It is currently available in the App Store for $2.99, which is a 25% discount. You can purchase and download it using this
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users is available in the App Store for $3.99 (
).
 ($1.99) – also developed by Kitty Cole, is the Lite version of Hurricane for iPhone (
).
 ($2.99) – is another top rated and popular app in the App Store. This app provides minute by minute update on Hurricane Irene with a live feed and frequent audio updates and tons of other features. (
– is one of the popular and top rated free app in the App Store with 4+ rating. (
HurricaneSoftware.com’s iHurricane HD with Push
– is a popular free app. It offers in-app purchase of additional features such as Push and extended content. (
).
has just launched two new digital tools – a FEMA Android app and Text Messaging service, which provide information about how to prepare for and recover from hurricanes. You can receive the updates on your iPhone as follows:
(For availability of shelters and services, contact your local emergency management agency.)
 (4FEMA) to find the nearest disaster recovery center in your area (for example, if you lived in Annandale, Virginia with a Zip Code of 22003, you’d text
).
In case, you’ve discovered a great app to track hurricanes that we’ve mentioned above, then please feel free to let us know in the comments.
To all our readers on the east coast, please take care and be safe!

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