Severe Weather Kits

I took this from a channel 5 news report. It is a budget starter kit.

Essentials

• Battery-operated radio (approximately $20 and up)

• Flashlight (approximately $5)

• Extra batteries (approximately $2)

• Do not include candles, which cause more fires after a disaster than anything else

Groceries (approximately $50)

• 3 gallons/person, minimum, in a food-grade, plastic container

• Additional water for sanitation

• Minimum three-day supply of non-perishable food that requires no refrigeration or preparation and little or no water.

• Dry cereal

• Canned juice

• Peanut butter

• Ready-to-eat canned meats

• Canned fruits

• Ready-to-eat soups (not concentrated)

• Canned vegetables

• Quick energy snacks, graham crackers

First Aid Kit (approximately $10)