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When it -- to hurricanes.
Greater -- -- and the Texas Gulf Coast have Paul -- painful history.
Why swirling -- -- and gale force winds to 4300 miles away -- and hold our attention.
For emergency managers -- place since it's as much the enemy as a potentially destructive storm.
Know what's happening what's that path of the storm.
How fast as admitting when will it impact our area.
And be well prepared well in advance of it making landfall not while there's water coming across the road.
-- days ahead time.
It's a level of alert and planning made more accessible by a freshly released high tech tool.
Courtesy of folks who've weathered their fair share of powerful storms.
And app is mobile.
It's able to let people do it on the fly.
Free -- charged the Red Cross hurricane out first Smartphones.
Delivers a potentially life preserving a ray of free and post storm guidance and real time information.
Everything from -- weather alerts to the location of shelters it's going to be in your pocket wherever you go it's really -- thanking the Red Cross.
To go ahead and pull the trigger on that and Houston's weather museum we asked meteorologist.
To put the Red Cross hurricane -- the -- practicality test.
He was rapidly impressed.
He could also from this app which is a really amazing feature you can pop.
On the here and go to different social media platforms.
You can send and I'm okay alert to all of your friends let them know hey I'm not harm's way am safe.
Roberts check -- to its survival tips the Red Cross app -- rave review.
In the best kind of endorsement.
Of pledge to pass -- and a pop this out they're gonna say this is great and it's a free apps though.
There's no hang -- about that and it has tremendous utility I don't think you can go wrong with that.
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