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Emergency supply kit: What to have in your car in winter weather

How To Pack An Emergency ‘go Bag’ So You’re Prepared For Natural Disasters Or Other Emergencies
Posted at 4:45 PM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-19 16:06:33-05

TULSA, Okla. — Winter weather can bring create hazardous conditions for anyone if they have to go out and brave the ice and snow.

Anyone who has to commute before, during or after a winter storm should be sure to prepare for dangerous conditions with an emergency supply kit to keep in their car.

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The National Weather Service suggests drivers keep the following items readily available during a winter weather event:

  • Cell phone charger
  • First aid kit
  • Jumper cables
  • Tire chains or snow tires
  • Flares
  • Water, snacks
  • Flashlight
  • Boots, mittens, warm clothes
  • Blanket
  • Tow rope
  • Full tank of gas
  • Bag of sand or cat litter
  • Shovel, ice scraper, snow brush

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