Now…It’s time to get ready

january 27 2015 006We have been waiting here in Southeastern CT for winter to show it’s familiar face, it did just that this morning. I woke up to a white covered lawn and frozen rain falling from the sky. I don’t know about you, but I would rather drive in a foot of snow then an inch of frozen anything! I created a Winter To-Do List for the Camacho household and wanted to share with your household.

Home:

1. First Aid Kit/ Emergency Kit
2. Rock Salt
3. Sand – pail your own at your local town garage
4. Sufficient Heating Fuel
5. Adequate Clothing/Blankets
6. Make a Family Communication Plan
7. NOAA weather radio alerts – download phone app
8. Take care of your Pets!

Vehicle:

1. Anti Freeze Level
2. Battery/Ignition Systems
3. Brakes
4. Exhaust System
5. Install Good Tires
6. Fuel/Air Filters
7. Heater/Defroster
8. Lights/Hazard Lights
9. Thermostat
10. Windshield Wipers

Food:

1. Soups/Stews -> Manual Can Opener
2. Canned Meat/Tuna -> Crackers
3. Cereal -> Chex mix various w/nuts & dried fruit
4. Energy Bars
5. Water -> 1 gallon per person/ 4 day supply
6. Paper Plates, Plastic cups & utensils

Personal:

1. Battery-Operated Radio
2. Battery-Operated Clock
3. Medication RX/Vitamins – 4 day supply
4. Jackets/Gloves/Scarfs/Extra Clothing
5. Enough $ for 4 days

Pets:

1. Pet Food
2. Treats
3. Toys
4. Blankets/Mat
5. Leashes/Harnesses
6. Towels
7. Medication/Vitamins

Resources:

first aid kit 2015

kids communication plan 12 2015

family communication plan 12 2015

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