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Hurricane preparation guide: What to do and buy ahead of bad weather

Hurricane preparation guide: What to do and buy ahead of bad weather

Houston, downtown storms, August 2017
We've got your guide to what to do and buy ahead of a major storm. Courtesy of ABC13.com

When bad weather is in the forecast, especially with Hurricane Harvey potentially heading our way, being prepared is key. Read on for your guide to some quick and easy tips on what to do and buy ahead of time, making the situation easier to ride out. 

  • Go to the grocery store and stock up on essentials and non-perishable food items.
  • Head to the gas station to fill up your tank.
  • Go to the bank or ATM so that you have cash. You might need it over the next few days.
  • Sign up to receive text alerts from your local emergency center.
  • Purchase items like a portable charger in case you're without electricity or an outlet.

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