By Emily AndersonMore in Outdoors
Flashlight with extra batteries
Manual can opener
Hand-crank NOAA weather radio
Battery-powered cell phone charger
Snowplow attached to SUV or truck
Tip: Prepare for winter weather before it arrives.
Assemble an emergency kit.
Tip: Include at least one gallon of water per person per day for three days; a flashlight with extra batteries, medications, plastic sheeting, duct tape, non-perishable food.
Tip: Use plastic sheeting and duct tape to seal windows and doors if the power goes out and you need to preserve heat.
Get a manual can opener to use if the power goes out.
For weather alerts, get a hand-crank NOAA weather radio, which does not need batteries.
To keep cell phones working, get a battery charger with extra batteries.
For easy snow removal, attach a plow to the front of your car or truck.
Tip: Get a plow that is easy to attach and detach.