Best Hurricane tracker apps for Android devices

By Posted 30 Aug 2011, 19:25

Hurricane Irene has been in the news a lot lately as it made its way across the country causing devastation and destruction. We have already given you applications that can help you track hurricanes for iOS devices, but today we have some of the best Hurricane tracker apps for Android devices.

First up is the free FEMA application which covers all types of natural disasters including hurricanes and earthquakes. There is an interactive checklist for emergency kits and a planner for emergency meeting locations. There is information and tips for users to stay safe after a disaster has hit, and to find out more and to download head over to the Android Market.

Android users can also get a version of The Weather Channel application free of charge, and has fully customizable weather maps. There are also detailed weather conditions and forecasts with severe weather alerts. A notification bar provides current information for temperature, and a severe weather alert indicator.

There is now a new easier to use interface that allows for better navigation between the main weather screens and other features. The find me feature allows users to get forecasts for their location or search by city ZIP code. Again head over to the Android Market to download and to find out more.

Hurricane Hound Free is an application that tracks hurricanes on a Google Maps background. It also provides tracking and forecasts of active hurricanes and tropical storms. For more information go to the Android Market.

Hurricane Software is a free application that gives users the most up to date hurricane coordinates data via high resolution maps. Users can see the storm’s path and satellite imagery. Users can also set up alerts and get full warning information for different areas. To download and to find out more hit the Android Market.

WPBF Hurricane Tracker is an application that tracks hurricanes and tropical storms and is available free of charge. It has interactive maps, local shelters, evacuation zones, emergency numbers, and forecasts in the palm of your hand. Checklists provide information for preparing your family, home, and pets in case of an emergency. The application is ideal for the hurricane season and to download go over to the Android Market.