Impending rain? The weather channel is there for you. Sign up for free weather alerts via SMS/Text or e-mail. You’ll be notified of severe weather, rain, extreme heat, extreme cold, pollen count, icy precipitation, snow, daily current and marine conditions. Of course there’s simply the daily forecast, which will also let you know when it’s good beach weather. Pick which alerts you want notification on, and plug in your zip code to start getting stormed with text messages.
The alert service is timely, since hurricane season started on June 1.