Be prepared for storm season. From stocking food and water to having the right papers to first aid supplies, use this list to make sure you have what you need during a storm and in the days after.

Hurricane Kit
  • Flashlights & extra bulbs
  • Battery-operated radio
  • Battery-operated lanterns
  • Batteries (in different sizes!)  
  • Matches 
  • First aid kit
  • Duct tape
  • Rain gear
  • Clock (wind-up or battery-powered)
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Scissors
  • Manual can opener
  • Clean clothes
  • Extra blankets
  • Heavy gloves


Pack food and water for each person for 3-7 days.

  • Bottled water (1 gallon/person/day) 
  • Bottled drinks
  • Non-perishable food and snacks
  • Food that can easily be stored in a cooler
  • A manual can opener
Prepare your pet
  • Water for your pet for 3-7 days  
  • Non-perishable food
  • Crate/carrier/tank
  • Leash (non-extendable)
  • Collar and/or harness
  • Favorite Toy
  • Blanket or pillow
  • Clean litter box for cats
  • Updated shots and medical records
  • Microchip with up-to-date contant info
  • Any medications
  • Calming aids
  • Tags
  • Puppy training pads
  • Heartworm preventatives
  • Rain gear 
Medical Needs
  • Medic-alert tags
  • Insect-repellent sprays
  • Feminine hygiene items
  • Sunscreen
  • Soap
  • First aid kit
  • Prescription medication

  • Over-the-counter medication
  • Children's medicine
  • Bandages
  • Adhesive tape
  • Antiseptic solution
  • Thermometer
  • Tweezers
  • Prepare your house
    • Remove outdoor items
    • Trim dead branches from trees
    • Board up windows
    • Fill gas tanks and extra containers
    • Get extra cash
    • Move furniture away from windows
    • Store important documents in waterproof containers
    • Extra supply of medicines

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