Top apps to track severe weather

Posted by Harshad

Top apps to track severe weather

Top apps to track severe weather

Posted: 23 May 2013 05:39 PM PDT

Though the official 2013 hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30, the news earlier this week out of Moore, Oklahoma is a sobering reminder that dangerous weather comes in many forms and you often don't know where the next disaster may strike. Even now, many states are being pounded by heavy storms as the cleanup from the tornado in Moore is still underway.

Recently, I collected a few weather apps that are great for a quick glance at the weather, but those apps won't help you much in severe weather conditions. For more serious weather activity, you're going to need apps that track the storms with the latest radar data, give up-to-the-minute information, and give you some forewarning for what's happening in your area.

Here are a few of the best radar weather apps for tracking current storms on both iOS and Android devices.

(Credit: CNET)

RadarNow (Free - iPhone | Android) is a bare-bones radar app, but could be all you need to find out how close you are to the heart of a storm. Though it's listed as free above, it'... [Read more]



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