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The official account of the National Weather Service National Hurricane Center is tweeting updates about Hurricane Irene, including important weather advisories.
NASA’s Hurricane and Tropical Cyclone account tweets the latest hurricane images and data, including updates on Irene.
The American Red Cross is tweeting about how to prepare for Hurricane Irene, as well as sharing information on shelters and how to volunteer.
You can follow updates from the states along Irene's possible path:
@FLsert Florida Division on Emergency Management
@GeorgiaEMA Georgia Emergency Management Agency
@EMDSC South Carolina Emergency Management Division
@NCcrimecontrol North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety
@VDEM Virginia Department of Emergency Management
@mema_feeds Maryland Emergency Management Agency
@DelawareEMA Delaware Emergency Management Agency
@NJSP New Jersey State Police
@NYSEMO New York State Office of Emergency Management
@CTDEMHS Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
@RhodeIslandEMA Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
@MASSEMA Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
@NHgov State of New Hampshire
@vemvt Vermont Emergency Management Agency
@MaineEMA Maine Emergency Management Agency
In order to follow all these accounts and more, you can follow a Hurricane Irene Twitter List here.