Hurricane by American Red Cross
By American Red Cross
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**One of the top 6 hurricane tracking apps - CNN**
**Readers’ Pick: Most innovative and useful hurricane app – FastCompany**
**One of 5 apps to get you through a natural disaster – Fox News**
**Top Apps of the Week (11/3/12) – ABC News**
**Top Apps of the Week (10/29/12) - MediaBistro**
**Top App of the week (9/2/12) - Appolicious**
Be ready for severe weather with Hurricane by American Red Cross. Monitor conditions in your area or throughout the storm track, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe – a must have for anyone who lives in an area where a hurricane may strike or has loved ones who do.
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• Easy to use Spanish language toggle to switch translation directly inside the app.
•Step-by-step instructions let you know what to do even before/during/after the storm, even if no data connectivity.
•Track the path of a hurricane with our interactive storm tracker displaying where the app has been and where it’s predicted to go.
•Monitor, hurricane, flood & tornado-related weather conditions in your area or those of loved-ones with various map layers and location-based notifications for the U.S. and its territories.
•Let family and friends know you are okay with the customizable “I’m Safe” alert for Facebook, Twitter, email and text.
•Find open Red Cross shelters in your area when you need help.
•Stay safe when the lights are out with the Hurricane Toolkit, including a strobe light, flashlight and audible alert functions.
•Prepare for the worst by learning how to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of power outage or evacuation.
•Empower your family to stay safe and remain calm in an emergency by learning how to make and practice an emergency plan.
•Earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your hurricane knowledge with interactive quizzes.
•See an illustrated history of hurricanes in your area.
•Learn the difference between a hurricane warning and watch.
•Know how to what to do about food and drinking water when your area has been impacted by floods and power outages.
What's New in Version 2.0.6
• General bug fixes
• Stability and performance improvements
Although this app may not satisfy needs for all people living in hurricane-prone areas, it is perfect for us in Alabama. It is concise, easy to use, and meets our needs. Well done ARC!
This app gives excellent help in warning & helping prepare for a possible upcoming disaster whether it be a hurricane, tornado, tropical storm or flooding. Living in Florida, we certainly need assistance in preparation for all of the above.
I live on the Hawaiian Islands. And, with Tropical Storm Ana heading right for us and turning into a hurricane, I turned to my Hurricane app for some info. But, the tracker showed nothing, and said nothing about Ana at all, even though it was all over the news. So, don't depend on the tracker at all. It does have some helpful stuff on what to do in the event of an actual hurricane, though.
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- Category: Weather
- Updated: Oct 13, 2014
- Version: 2.0.6
- Size: 27.6 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: American Red Cross
- Copyright © 2012-2014 The American National Red Cross
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.