Date: May 21, 2019

Mainly sunny. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 15. UV index 8 or very high.


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Preparedness on the Road

This page was reviewed or revised on Thursday, July 2, 2015 9:55 AM

It is important to be prepared for all types of situations while traveling in your vehicle. You are more likely to become stuck or stranded during the winter months due to reduced visibility and slippery road conditions. However, having an Emergency Kit in your car during the summer months could also be very useful in many situations

Items for an Emergency Car Kit

  • shovel/axe/hatchet
  • sand/salt
  • booster cables
  • flares
  • loud whistle
  • cellular phone/phone charger
  • change for public pay phone
  • multi plier/multi tool
  • utility knife
  • survival blanket
  • fire extinguisher
  • first aid kit
  • flashlight with batteries
  • can opener/forks/spoons, etc.
  • tire pump/inflator
  • warm clothing/boots
  • water proof jacket
  • emergency/help sign for dashboard
  • hand sanitizer
  • wiper fluid/ice scraper
  • spare tire
  • emergency phone numbers
  • road maps/compass
  • candles and matches
  • non-perishable food items/water
  • paper towels