hurricanes http://apr.org en Lawmakers Consider Emergency Voting During Storms http://apr.org/post/lawmakers-consider-emergency-voting-during-storms <p></p><p>The Alabama Legislature may make it easier for voters to cast absentee ballots when there is a hurricane or other weather emergency.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:12:05 +0000 The Associated Press 45495 at http://apr.org Lawmakers Consider Emergency Voting During Storms Storm Planning http://apr.org/post/storm-planning <p>By the time the storm rolls in, you might start scrambling to locate everything you need for you and your pet.&nbsp; Having a plan that includes supplies already set aside can help you not only weather the storm successfully&nbsp;but do it together.</p><p>************************************&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 31952 at http://apr.org Storm Planning Red Cross Launches Hurricane App For Smart Phones http://apr.org/post/red-cross-launches-hurricane-app-smart-phones-0 <p>The American Red Cross is launching a hurricane app for smart phones.</p><p>The nonprofit organization said the technology is designed for people who visit or live in hurricane-prone areas.</p><p>Officials say the free app is available for use on both iPhone and Android platforms.</p><p>Authorities say the new app gives instant access to local and real-time information on what to do before, during and after hurricanes. It also allows people to monitor personalized weather alerts in locations where family and friends reside and share information with others in their social networks.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 21:32:35 +0000 Associated Press 15499 at http://apr.org Red Cross Launches Hurricane App For Smart Phones