Here’s what you need in your emergency hurricane kit
Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit Texas tonight — and residents of cities like Corpus Christi and Port Mansfield could face coastal flooding, torrential rains, and winds of up to 110 miles per hour. In such emergency situations, it’s smart to have a Go Bag ready with basic necessities.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends stockpiling enough emergency supplies to last you, your loved ones, and your pets roughly three days. These emergency kits should be ready before the hurricane hits, so you can grab them quickly in case you need to evacuate. Also, have your gas tank topped off and be prepared to respond to any evacuation orders.
To be clear, there’s a lot more to bracing for a disaster than packing the right gadgets. F…