1. Review your emergency plan
  2. Check your emergency kit regularly, at least once per year on January 14th
  3. Create a small stockpile of tarpaulins and duct tape for repair


  1. Put your emergency plan into action
  2. Close all windows and doors
  3. Close internal and external window coverings
  4. Fill your bathtub with cold water
  5. Remain inside
  6. Ensure animals are in shelter


  1. Check yourself and others for injuries, get first aid if needed
  2. Check for damage and take photos
  3. Listen to your local radio stations