Is your #winterprep kit ready? Here are some things that should be inside

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – It’s Winter Weather Awareness Week. Living in the Tennessee Valley, you never know what kind of weather could be coming our way. So, it’s important to be prepared for anything. The National Weather Service encourages you to keep a travel kit in your car in the event you get stuck for a while.

The NWS says the things you should keep in that kit are:

  • Batteries
  • Blankets
  • First Aid Kit
  • Pocket Knife
  • Tow rope
  • Shovel
  • Road maps or GPS equipment
  • Ice scraper
  • Sand or cat litter
  • Water
  • Nonperishable food
  • Cell phone charger

A few other items you may want to consider are an extra change of clothes and basic toiletry items, in case you have to stay the night somewhere.

Do you have a travel safety kit? What are things you keep in it? Tweet us pictures of it with the #winterprep.

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