WebHostsStatus.com tells you if your web host is up and running
Keep this link for emergency: http://www.webhostsstatus.com is being updated with information about maintenance and downtime of web hosts. If your site is down and your web host is not responding, check out http://www.webhostsstatus.com for news. Some updates are automatic, but if you have info about your web host, come over and share it.
is that free?
it’s a wonderful service