cell phone outage

People use their cellphones as they stand in a square outside the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York on August 23, 2011 causing buildings to be evacuated. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phone Outage Concerns Rise As Hurricane Irene Barrels Up East Coast

As Hurricane Irene makes her approach, many people are wondering if the storm will knock out their cell phone service.