Conditions can change rapidly in a severe storm. That’s why it’s important to have an emergency go-bag put together in advance. Emergency kits let you leave in a hurry with some peace of mind and can save time when it counts the most. Be prepared when severe weather strikes with our emergency supply kit list.
severe storm supply kit infographic


  • Gallon water
    • Recommended 1 gallon per person for 3 days
  • Non-perishable food
    • Canned food and can opener
    • Granola bars
  • First aid
    • Bandages
    • Alcohol wipes
    • Prescription medications
  • Toiletries
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Map
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Flashlight and batteries
    • or hand crank flashlight
  • Whistle
  • Important family documents
    • Insurance
    • Identification

Additional things to consider:

  • Flare
  • Complete change of clothing
  • Plastic garbage bags
    • to keep yourself and stuff dry

If you have an infant:

  • Formula
  • Diapers and wipes
  • Change of clothes

If you have a pet:

  • Bowls
  • Supply of food and water
  • Leash
  • Medications
  • Photos of you with your pets
  • Vaccination records