Get Prepared Now for Summer Storms
Now is a good time to prepare your home for the summer
storm season. Storms can cause your power to go out. A few precautions taken
now can come in very handy during an outage. Be prepared. Plan ahead. Have
A first-aid kit with updated supplies.
Flashlights and extra batteries to use for light. Do not use
candles for light, as a mishandled or unattended candle can cause a fire.
An emergency supply of bottled water and of food that doesn’t
need to be refrigerated or cooked. It’s a good idea to have a 3-day supply
of both food and water.
A battery-powered radio and extra batteries.
A cell phone or a landline phone that will work when the
electricity is off.
A small cooler in case you may have medications that require
Surge suppressors for sensitive or important electric
Knowledge of how to manually open an electric garage door.