The National Hurricane Center website offers audio briefings when a hurricane watch is initiated
for a portion of the United States coastline. These podcasts/recordings provide the latest information regarding the hurricane threat and its expected impacts. Listen
Graphic information is also available on the NOAA/National Hurricane Center site, including rainfall, wind, and potential storm surge maps.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an app available for download on iTunes or Google Play. The app features weather alerts, preparedness information and tips, safety reminders, and disaster resources. Users can search for open shelters and Disaster Recovery Centers in their area. Families can store emergency meeting places in the app.