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Best apps for hurricane season

Hurricane Supply List, Flashlight by i4software, and more

Hurricane Supply List offers a checklist of supplies you’ll need “before, during, and after” a hurricane, if you choose to stay and ride out a storm. (Free; iOS only)

Flashlight by i4software turns your smartphone into a flashlight and can be set so that when in use it automatically closes other apps to save battery power. ($1; iOS only)

Frugal Hotel and Motel Finder does exactly what its name implies, providing information on lodgings in about 40,000 cities. Storm evacuees can use it to find a “safe and thrifty” place to stay. (Free; Android and iOS)

Surf Watch provides detailed information and alerts about ocean wave heights, wind speed, and wind direction. Developed for use by surfers, it “could come in handy for those living near the shore.” ($10; iOS only) 

Source: Charlotte, N.C., Observer 

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