With some planning, we can be ready for storms if they come our way.
If we’re ready maybe we will not be sitting in dark and worried if we have a good supply of food and water for our loved one
Winter Storm–( Main Region Impacted)– Arrival Compared to Average (2012-2016)
Europa-(Northern Plains)-Near Average
Quid-(Plains/Great Lakes)-Near Average
Ursa-(Central Plains, Rockies)-Late
Winter of 2007
Luckily 2016/17 was a very mild winter for me in Missouri.
It was in 2007 that we had a bad ice storm that took down lots of trees it seemed like it took them all down in my county and the neighboring counties.Then the temperature dropped down in the single digits.(Fahrenheit)
I lost power for two weeks.
Supplies ran out in town in one or two days there was food and water available. But I heated my home with electric. My cook stove was also electric.
No portable propane heaters or gas camp stoves.
No portable propane bottles.
No gas generators.
This is just a few of the supplies that were not available.
It was a huge eye-opener for me on how important it is to have emergency supplies stocked up.
If you don’t already have I really hope you make a plan and have at least a few days of emergency supplies.
Talk with your family and friends especially the elderly and disabled make sure they have a plan or help.
Here are some vendors that I have purchased emergency supplies from and got excellent service!! BROWSE HERE
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I would love to hear what you have in your emergency kit?
What is your prediction on how the 2017/18 winter in your area?
Are a safe alternative to open flame candles or oil lamps.
I am pleased with the performance of the 3000 watt continuous run,6000 watt peak inverter i recently purchased. Got it for less than 300.00 dollars.
Hooked it up to a used remanufactured deep cycle battery out of my boat that is two years old.Only paid fifty dollars for it.
When trying out i plugged in l.e.d. shop light didn’t even register on the inverters meter.So plugged in my coffee pot it pulled 800 watts when brewing and 200 to 300 watts on warmer.Brewed a pot of coffee just fine. And that is with the one battery. Continue reading “How to Prepare for Power Outage”
1 Gallon Water: per-person per-day. A collapsible container would be good to have to get more if needed for drinking,cooking and sanitization. A water filterin case water is contaminated in a emergency.If there is only one thing we get on this emergency survival list it is water!! We can do with out lots of things for a few days but water is not one of them.
It is not to difficult to be prepared and survive.For the short term power outage, snow storm, or what ever the circumstance might be. A few days of food ,water,and candles would feel like blessing in a bad situation.
A simple can organizer
I think these are a really neat idea.There is DIY’s in many different styles.