Click Picks: Weather Survival Apps

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The Northeast is still digging out after a massive weekend snowstorm and as North Alabama residents know all too well, severe weather – a mix of snow, ice, or both – can hit anytime.

The following apps are just a few of those that can help you stay safe and secure during a winter weather emergency, so take a few minutes to download them to your smartphone!

Weathermob - This free iPhone app turns you into an amateur meteorologist! Just pick an icon to describe the weather around you, how you're felling about it and what activities folks might enjoy. You can also attach photos or videos of weather in action and share with friends through social media.

Winter Survival Kit - For Android and iOS devices, this app does all kinds of things for you in an emergency - like call 911, tell you where you are or send alerts to family and friends. You can also calculate how long you can afford to run your car engine before you run out of gas if you're stuck on the road.

Fireplace 3D Lite - Free for iPhone and iPad, this app simulates a roaring fire on your screen, without the hassle of having to find actual wood.

WHNT News 19 Weather for iPad & iPhone - An all-around app to keep you weather aware. Enjoy the latest forecasts and advisories, current conditions, warning information and 7-Day and extended outlooks.

Live Alert 19 - Watch live streaming severe weather coverage on your mobile device. Download the app on iPhone, iPad, iTouch or Android and we will send you an alert when we are broadcasting live severe weather coverage.