Question: What Should You Buy Before A Hurricane?

Water: one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation.

Food: at least a three-day supply of non-perishable items.

Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both.

Flashlight and extra batteries.

What do you need to be prepared for a hurricane?

Include food and water sufficient for at least three days, medications, a flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies. Plan how to communicate with family members if you lose power.

What should you stock up on before a hurricane?

The 11 most crucial items to stock up on before a storm

  • Bottled water. Image: junpinzon/Associated Press.
  • Ready-to-eat canned foods. Campers know that canned food with a long shelf life is key.
  • Instant coffee and tea bags.
  • Pantry staples.
  • High-energy foods.
  • Chocolate bars and hard candy.
  • Pet food.
  • Specialty food for infants or the elderly.

How do you prepare your home for a hurricane?

Here are nine affordable ways to start prepping your home for a major storm.

  1. Install surge protection.
  2. Cover your air conditioner.
  3. Stock up on plywood.
  4. Seal windows & doors.
  5. Remove area debris.
  6. Clean out your gutters & drains.
  7. Check your sump pump.
  8. Check for foundation cracks.