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The best hurricane supply checklist

Posted September 8

— If a hurricane is heading our way, you'll want to make sure you have essential items with you at all times in case you need to evacuate.

One gallon of water per person, per day

Enough non-perishable food to last you and your family several days.

A battery-operated TV or radio

Extra batteries

Flashlights

Manual can opener

Disposable eating utensils

Waterproof matches

Charcoal and lighter fluid

Toiletries

First aid kit

Prescriptions & baby supplies

Valuable documents in a waterproof container

Cash

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