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)
Flashlights or lanterns and extra batteries
Masking or duct tape
Canned heat (Sterno)Portable outdoor camping stove or grill with fuel supply
Plastic sheeting for drop cloth