Today is shaping up to be a bear of a travel day in America, with hundreds of delayed and canceled flights as Tropical Storm Barry readies to make landfall on the Gulf Coast as a category-1 hurricane.

Cancellations in one part of the country can cause a knock-on effect in other parts of the country. Here are four apps to download to help stay one step ahead of disruptions.


Download the FlightAware app for real-time flight tracking and customizable flight status push alerts and notifications. You can also check flight statuses by airline and airport, and look at the "misery map" to see which airports are experiencing the most problems.

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