Atlantic City is underwater. Businesses all along the East Coast are closing up shop to prep for the bad weather. Battery Park is already flooding and Hurricane Sandy hasn’t even hit Manhattan. With Hurricane Sandy already leaving its mark on coastal cities and expected to make waves in New York this evening, East Coast residents will want to-the-minute information on the hurricane’s path and its potential effects. That’s why each of these five weather apps will be your new best friend. With forecasts by the hour or by the week, radar, real-time images, and even live traffic conditions, these apps hold plenty of meteorological data. So which is the best for Android and iOS users? Read on to find out.
The most literally named channel on television has, appropriately enough, a namesake app for Android and iOS. Use this app to get the latest weather info, including animated customizable radar maps, severe weather push alerts and local and popular videos. Users can view hourly, 36-hour and 10-day forecasts and use Facebook integration to share weather with their friends. Android and iOS; free