Heavy snow blanketing the Carolina mountains, icy roads crippling traffic on the Georgia Interstate, massive thunderstorms that can roll in and create power outages across the panhandle of Florida, and tornadoes that rip through the Alabama coastal plains that can send you packing for a hotel or a shelter – these can all be weather situations a southerner experiences through a typical year.
If you are snowed in at work or stuck away from home because of icy roads do you have some basic necessities to keep you safe. What if really bad weather were passing through in the night and you had to get out of the area in a hurry? Unfortunately unfortunate accidents like a horrific fire or storm destroys could destroy your home?
Do you have a go bag that you can grab quickly and get out the door?
How many bags should you have and where should you store them? One in your home and one in your car trunk? Have you considered the type of bag you need to hold all your essentials?
These two articles below will get you better prepared for those unfortunate southern weather events that can upend someone’s life. Take some notes and set a goal to get at least one bag ready if you don’t already have one.