Get Packing: 12 Must-Haves in Your Storm Preparedness Kit
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Get Packing: 12 Must-Haves in Your Storm Preparedness Kit

We can’t predict how many storms will hit our region, but we can say this with certainty: preparedness can keep a bad situation from becoming worse. We’re prepared. How about you?

If not, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Here are 12 items you need in your storm emergency kit. If severe weather causes an extended outage, you’ll be glad to have these items ready:

  • Bottles of water
  • Non-perishable food and a can opener
  • Flashlights
  • Battery-powered radio
  • Battery-powered clock
  • Variety of hand tools
  • Extra batteries
  • First-aid kit and medications
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Spare keys
  • Warm bedding and clothing