Items that should be on hand for a hurricane
The National Hurricane Center suggests the following materials:
-Top off gas in your car
-Propane for your generator
-Water: At least 1 gallon of water per person/ animal per day for at least 3 days.
-Food: At least a 3-day supply of non-perishable food.
-Radio: A battery-powered radio with NOAA weather radio tone alert and extra batteries.
-Flashlight: Make sure you have extra batteries as well.
-First Aid Kit
-Manual can opener: If the electricity is out, you would need some way to open your canned food.
-Cellphone: Make sure you have extra battery packs or a solar charger to keep your phone on.
-Important family documents: Make sure you have copies of insurance policies and some form of state issued ID.
-Sturdy shoes: Think about pulling out those rain boots and sneakers.
-Pet supplies: Your pets will need enough food and water to also weather out the storm with you.