Quick, look at this while you still have power. Google has whipped up a Hurricane Irene tracker in Google Maps.
The tracker contains several additional, customizable layers of useful data aside from the path of the hurricane itself, including weather radar, cloud imagery, evacuation routes from the Highway Safety Improvement Program, storm surge probabilities, among others.
The app came from the furious fingers of Google's Crisis Response Team, a part of Google's charity, Google.org. The Crisis Response team has created web tools for victims, loved ones and emergency respondents going back to Cyclone Nagris in 2008.
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