Google’s ‘Crisis Map’ Merges Hurricane Sandy Info Into One Place

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” Google is once again being proactive when a natural disaster strikes: Its crisis map is pooling Hurricane Sandy data to inform visitors about the hurricane’s path, emergency shelters and crowdsourced YouTube videos. If you want to track where Sandy is heading in the next 48 hours, Google’s new layered map is a good place to start. It collects info from the National Hurricane Center, the American Red Cross and its own YouTube videos to let us know the latest details on this powerful storm. For instance, you can see where Sandy currently is swirling and where it will be traveling in the next two days. A button called Forecast Track overlays a path of Sandy’s projected landfall. “

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