It is inevitable here in the North East that at least once a winter we will get pummeled with a good storm and the associated power outages. Here are some storm preparation tips courtesy of the CDC.
Make sure you have at least one of the following in case there is a power failure:
Turning on the stove for heat is not safe; have at least one of the following heat sources in case the power goes out:
Have a week’s worth of food and safety supplies. If you live far from other people, have more supplies on hand.
If your pipes freeze, do not thaw them with a torch. Thaw the pipes slowly with warm air from an electric hair dryer.
Minimize travel, but if travel is necessary, keep the following in your vehicle:
Check out their entire Winter Preparedness Checklist here:
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