JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 6-12) is your time to prepare for the potential of a tropical storm or hurricane. Wednesday's focus is on your disaster supply kit- if you assemble what you need early in the season, you will save precious time and even money if a storm threatens the First Coast.
2. Food: non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home) 3. Flashlight [Available on the Red Cross Store] 4. Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible) [Available on the Red Cross Store] 5. Extra batteries. 6. First aid kit [Available on the Red Cross Store] 7.
You should stock six basics for your home: water, food, first aid supplies, clothing and bedding, tools and emergency supplies, and special items. Keep the items you would most likely need during an evacuation in an easy-to carry container—suggested items are marked with an asterisk (*).
Hurricane Preparedness - Be Ready NWS Hurricane Preparedness Week | Hazards | Watches & Warnings | Be Ready | Marine Safety Two keys to weather safety are to prepare for the risks and to act on those preparations when alerted by emergency officials.
1 c. vegetable soup mix; 3 tbls. dried parsley flakes; 3 c. dry nonfat milk, or powdered coffee creamer 5 tbls. cornstarch; 8 c. boiling water; Mix all ingredients together with boiling water. Allow soup to to combine 3-5 minutes. Yields: 8 servings. Dehydrated soup mixes are a great way to make use of the high vegetable yields of the summer.