Don't wait until a hurricane is close to the Lowcountry to begin preparing your weather disaster kit.
When a storm's approach is imminent, you may not be able to find items you and your family will need. That's why safety experts and emergency management officials say it's critical to plan ahead.
Here's what to consider packing in your kit.
Stock a 3-day supply for each family member including pets. Store in sealed, unbreakable containers. Identify the expiration date and replace every six months.
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