WSVN — Information is key to staying safe, before, during and after a storm. From watches and warnings to closings and evacuations, meteorologist Brent Cameron shows us how to stay connected to 7News and

Whether you prefer a laptop, tablet or smartphone, 7News has you covered well before a storm hits, and it all starts with the power of our free apps, providing the most up-to-date storm data.

Track the tropics with the hurricane tracker app, featuring the latest forecast cone and computer models, along with helpful tips, medical information and emergency numbers.

Stay ahead of the storm with the 7 Weather App. Here, you can monitor approaching storm cells and even focus on your own neighborhood with our real-time, interactive radar.

You can also download the 7News App, available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle devices. There, you’ll find updates on closures, cancellations and conditions in your area.

Don’t miss a minute of storm coverage. With the WSVN Live App, you can stream 7News on-air, on the go and even watch On Demand versions of recent newscasts.

And there’s a whole host of in-depth coverage on our website, from hurricane hunter data, hour by hour forecasts and blogs with analysis by chief meteorologist Phil Ferro and our 7 Weather Team.

Plus, sign up for 7’s Cone on Your Phone. You’ll get text alerts on the storm’s projected path and any watches or warnings posted for South Florida.

Brent Cameron: “And the 7News Team will also harness the power of social media to keep you connected and interacting with us during an emergency.”

Follow us on Twitter @wsvn ( for instant updates on power outages, hard hit areas and school closings. Along with pictures and video from 7News viewers across South Florida.

On Facebook, we’ll have the latest advisories from the National Hurricane Center as well as storm photos from our viewers.

If you can do so safely, you can upload your own pictures or videos to Your images may be re-tweeted, posted on Facebook or even used on-air.

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