Georgia Power Warns Of Upcoming Outages

posted by Beth Walters - 

Georgia Power has warned that due to the severity of Hurricane Michael, it is likely that power outages will occur, especially for those in South Georgia. Watch the video below to learn how to safely store your food and medicine during an outage. If you have health concerns that could become adverse in an outage, you still have a little time to make the proper arrangements before hurricane force winds arrive this afternoon. Also take a look at the Emergency supply list below and visit GeorgiaPower.com/storm for more tips. 


EMERGENCY SUPPLY KIT

Store enough storm supplies to get each person through three days without electricity or running water.

Include the following items:

Canned goods and non-perishable foods that do not require cooking. (Canned meats, fishes, soups, fruits, vegetables, juices, bottled water, baby formula, etc.)

Prescription medicine (a two-week supply)

Manual can opener

Disposable plates, cups and utensils

Water purification tablets (halazone)

Infant care items (disposable diapers, wipes)

First-aid supplies

Flashlights or lanterns and extra batteries

Ice chest

Masking or duct tape

Battery-operated radio

Non-electric clock

Canned heat (Sterno)Portable outdoor camping stove or grill with fuel supply

Fire extinguisher

Plastic sheeting for drop cloth

Chlorinated bleach



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