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What should be in your emergency kit?

CENTRAL ILLINOIS - With severe weather season in full swing, Your Local Weather Authority wants to make sure you are prepared. 

According to the American Red Cross, here's what you should put in your emergency kit:

  1. Water
  2. Food
  3. Flashlight,
  4. NOAA Weather Radio
  5. Extra Batteries
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. Medications 
  8. Multi-Purpose Tool
  9. Personal Hygiene Items
  10. Personal Documents
  11. Cell Phone & Charger
  12. Emergency Contact Information
  13. Extra Cash
  14. Emergency Blanket
  15. Maps of the area

Make sure to follow Your Local Weather Authority for weather updates on-air, online and on the go!

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