The busy holiday travel season is now upon us and with that comes extreme weather… you know it always happens that way! And so, road warriors need to be prepared and need to be able to get notifications of weather related incidents in order to plan accordingly. The following are some of the more popular and useful weather notification apps to consider:
AccuWeather –AccuWeather.com provides free email forecast and severe weather alerts
- ALERT FM is an aggregator of State and Local emergency information with multiple contact paths for mass notification. Emergency information is delivered via the data subcarrier of existing FM radio stations, SMS (text) and email. This personal alert and messaging system allows emergency management officials to create and send digital alerts and messages to recipients such as first responders, school officials, businesses, and citizens based on geographic or organizational groupings.
- Disaster Alert is a mobile multi-hazard monitoring application created for iOS and Android™ users. By accessing the DisasterAWARE platform, it provides users with near real-time access to data on active hazards globally—showing events that are designated potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets.
- Emergency Email – FREE Emergency Notification of Breaking Weather Alerts Health, Homeland & Cyber Info sent to your email & wireless device.
- iAlert – Designed, managed, and run by meteorologists, iAlert.com delivers real-time severe weather and emergency alerts by text message and email for any U.S. City for free.
- iMap WeatherRadio – WDT’s iMap services provide dynamic interactive and mobile weather mapping solutions for the world’s leading local media and Internet companies. WDT is a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems
What app do you use for emergency notifications? Ping me @gletham