What's New

- General bug fixes
- Stability and performance improvements

App Description

**One of CNN's 7 apps to help survive a tornado**

Get your family and home ready for a tornado. The American Red Cross tornado app is the complete solution you need to understand and prepare for a tornado and all that comes with it. With interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to be ready!

Ahora disponible en español.

Features:
• Easy to use Spanish language toggle to switch translation directly inside the app.
• Audible siren when NOAA issues a Tornado warning for any of your monitored locations letting you know when it’s time to go to your safe room plus an all-clear alert when the warning expires (Note: Alerts' sounds will NOT override if phone is on vibrate or in sleep mode)
• Simple step-by-step instructions to help you know what-to-do even if the cell towers and TVs are down. Prioritized actions for before, during, and after requires no mobile connectivity
• Help distant friends and family in tornado alley with ability to receive tornado watch and warning alerts based on their location from NOAA
• Red Cross location-based open shelters map for when you need it most
• Be ready should a tornado hit by learning how to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of power outage or evacuation
• Reduce your household’s stress and anxiety should a tornado hit by learning to make and practice an emergency plan
• Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your tornado knowledge
• Know how many tornadoes have occurred in your area
• Know the difference between a watch and a warning
• Learn how to deal with food and water impacted by floods and power outages
• Simply let friends/family know you’re safe with customizable “I’m Safe” notification sharable thru social media, text and email
• Let others know where you are with the Toolkit’s strobe light, flashlight and audible alert functions

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 04, 2013 Initial release
  • May 04, 2013 New version 1.0.1
  • June 13, 2013 New version 1.0.2
  • July 18, 2013 New version 1.0.3
  • March 14, 2014 New version 2.0
  • April 15, 2014 New version 2.0.1
  • May 24, 2014 New version 2.1
  • June 04, 2014 New version 2.1.1
  • June 27, 2014 New version 2.1.3
  • July 24, 2014 New version 2.1.4
  • October 13, 2014 New version 2.1.5

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