• Water - at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days
  • Food - at least enough for 3 to 7 days
    • Non-perishable packaged or canned food/juices
    • Foods for infants or the elderly
    • Snack foods
    • Non-electric can opener
    • Cooking tools / fuel
  • Paper plates / plastic utensils
  • Blankets / Pillows, etc.
  • Clothing - seasonal / rain gear/ sturdy shoes
  • First Aid Kit / Medicines / Prescription Drugs
  • Special Items - for babies and the elderly
  • Toiletries - hygiene items
  • Moisture wipes
  • Flashlight / Batteries
  • Radio - Battery operated and NOAA weather radio
  • Cash - Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods.
  • Keys
  • Toys, Books and Games
  • Important documents - in a waterproof container
    • Insurance, medical records, bank account numbers, Social Security card, etc.
    • Document all valuables. Use pictures and video if possible
  • Tools - keep a set with you during the storm
  • Vehicle fuel tanks filled
  • Pet care items
    • proper identification / immunization records
    • Ample supply of food and water
    • A carrier or cage
    • Medications
    • Muzzle and leash