For electrical outages, your prep list may include back-up power from a generator or battery bank.
|A back-up converter to run household appliances is a smart idea|
Speaking of Comm Gear, as Ham Operators, we are usually more prepared than most to monitor weather events around the shack, with radios, computers & other gadgets that can alert us of storms & such. But for those new to Prepping, a great item to acquire is a weather radio, specifically made to monitor the National Weather Service radio frequencies which sends out automatic Severe Weather Alerts & Bulletins.
|Some weather radios are feature packed|
Often the aftermath can be worse than the storm itself. Storms packing high winds often cause wind damage, torn up homes, roof damage from fallen tree limbs or smashed windows. A mess in itself, but what really makes things worse is in the damage which occurs to household things with exposure to the outside.
|A "Blue Roof" Solution after a bad storm|
Wherever you live, count on the occasional storm to come & however you prepare, count on prepping to weather a storms fury. Most often, if you prep for nature, you will have prepped for most dramatic events that may ever come your way.