Winter Storm Nemo is expected to hit New England and parts of the Mid-Atlantic region later today. To help you better prepare for the disturbance consider these apps.

Weather Apps

The Weather Channel Max, $3.99

The Weather Channel Max

The Weather Channel Max

One of the oldest, but still one of the best weather apps for iPhone comes from The Weather Channel. A free version is also available, as is a separate version for the iPad.

Intellicast HD, iPad, Free

Intellicast HD

Intellicast HD

Originally released in December 2010, the app combines radar and satellite layers to offer customers a thorough overview of current and future weather forecasts.

swackett X, $2.99

swackett X

swackett X

This continues to be one of our favorite weather apps because of its originality. Also check out the company’s newest app, swackett for iPad — a different kind of weather app.

Disaster Guides

SAS Survival Guide, iPhone, $5.99


Based on the bestselling book, this $5.99 app offers over 400 pages and 16 video guides to keep you safe. Includes a survival checklist, sun compass, extreme climate survival guide, and more. Also available for iPad.

Emergency Radio (Police Scanner), $0.99


Offering feeds from many of the nation’s police, fire, and EMS organizations, this $0.99 app is a must-have for those looking for timely local emergency news.

Flashlight Apps

Flashlight , iPhone, Free


Advertised as the only flashlight app that comes with a compass, this free app includes a strobe mode and built-in SOS signal.

Flashlight , iPhone, Free


Also free, this flashlight app includes a strobe/blinking mode and the brightest flashlight available in the App Store.

For a complete rundown of other weather apps, be sure to also check out our two guides, Best iPhone Weather apps and Best iPad Weather apps.