Severe weather is a fact of life in a changing world and restoring power safely takes time. We encourage you to take steps to prepare yourself and others by being weather-ready in the face of storms. Here's how.
Your emergency kit should contain a selection of items that your household may need if the power goes out. This video includes some helpful examples:
To create your emergency kit, start with a plastic bin or cardboard box, then add the following items – and be sure to gather enough supplies to last at least 72 hours:
Store your emergency kit in a safe place that you can access easily when needed.
Everyone in your household should know the location of your emergency storm kit as well as what to do should the power go out.
Print these guides and keep them with other essential storm-related items in your home.