The official hurricane season runs through the end of November. If you live in a severe-storm region of the United States, you'll want to arm your smartphone with a few handy apps to help you be the most prepared in case of disaster. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best iPhone and Android severe weather apps.
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