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Shielding You From the Storm: Hurricane Supply Checklist

Posted: 1:58 PM, May 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-26 13:01:51-05

If a hurricane is heading our way, here's a look at the essential items you'll want to have on hand.

  • At least one gallon of water per person, per day.
  • Enough non-perishable food to last you and your family several days.
  • Manual can opener
  • Disposable eating utensils
  • Battery-operated TV or radio
  • Extra batteries
  • Flashlights
  • Your cell phone and car charger
  • Gas for your car and generator
  • Waterproof matches
  • Charcoal and lighter fluid, or propane gas for grills.
  • Toiletries
  • First aid kit
  • Prescriptions & baby supplies
  • Valuable documents in a waterproof container
  • Cash

MORE: Detailed hurricane preparedness list from the National Hurricane Center