CHECKLIST: Before the storm

April 22, 2010 3:05:55 PM PDT
Before a tropical storm or hurricane threatens, use this checklist to prepare your home before the storm arrives.
  • Car tank filled with gasoline
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid supplies and prescription medications
  • Sterno, charcoal, lighter fluid, and matches or a lighter
  • Candles and matches
  • Flashlight, battery-operated radio and a two-week supply of batteries
  • Bottled water, electrolyte drinks and cooler with gel packs
  • Hammer, nails, masking tape, plywood and plastic for quick home repairs
  • Clean up supplies - pails, mops, brooms and rakes
  • Non-perishable food items, eating utensils, plates, cups and a manual can opener
  • Protective clothing, rain gear and sturdy shoes

  • Load Comments