Get The Stuff On This Checklist Before The Winter Storm Slams Your House

Before the storm hits, get equipped. If you’re one of 100,000,000 Americans who is about to get smashed with this frozen blast, here’s a list of supplies you should have on hand before you get snowed in.

Publishing sibling Consumer Reports Home and Garden blog recommends you have:

  • 1 gallon of water/person/day
  • No-cooking required food
  • Zero-electricity can opener
  • First-aid kit
  • Battery-powered radio
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Fuel for stoves
  • Extension cords
  • Wrenches and pliers for turning off utilities and shutting water pipes
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Battery-powered smoke and CO alarms
  • Fuel for snow blower
  • Snow shovels
  • Rock salt, calcium chloride, and sand for melting snow
  • Hat, scarf, mittens
  • Can of Yeti-Off
  • Flares
  • Car jack
  • Lug wrench
  • Jumper cables

‘Megastorm’ storm to affect 100 million Americans [Consumer Reports Home & Garden Blog]