New App Makes Hurricane Preparedness Easy And Hip
The American Red Cross is offering a free app to help keep you safe just as hurricane season peaks.
Whether you have an iPhone or Android, the American Red Cross wants to make it easy for you to be prepared during hurricanes.
The nonprofit recently announced that its new "Hurricane App" is available for free download in both the iPhone App Store and the Google Play Store for Androids — simply by searching American Red Cross. You can also get the app by dialing **redcross from your mobile phone to generate a text message with a download link.
“This app gives you important information and tools to use before, during and after the storm,” said Mario Bruno, CEO of the American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region. “With Hurricane season heating up, this is a great time to download our free app to check your readiness and add one more tool to your home preparedness kit.”
The app features important safety information, real-time hurricane tracking and tools to let loved ones and friends know that you’re safe and well.
Hurricane Season's Peak
According to the National Weather Service, the Atlantic hurricane season peaks in August and extends through September.