Photo: The National Hurricane centre
CNET put together a list of the best sites for tracking Hurricane Irene.The National Hurricane centre should be your go-to site. It has the latest advisories, maps and satellite images.
Google Crisis Response shows evacuation routes all up and down the east coast.
Stormpulse is a good way to keep up with rapidly changing forecasts.
Of course, if you want instant news, the best place to search is on Twitter. Hundreds of tweets with the hashtag #hurricane are being written per minute. You can also see photos people have posted of the storm in their area.
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