Prepping for the cold: MEMA shares list of items to pack in car kits

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – The best advice for everyone is to stay home.

By now, you have probably prepared for the frigid temperatures.

But if you have to travel, it’s always good to have a car kit with you.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has this list of items you may want to keep in your vehicle.

Make sure you have a windshield scraper.

And always pack a flashlight and those extra batteries.

Have a jumper cable in your kit. It might help you or someone else stranded or stalled.

A first aid kit is always a good idea.

Make sure you have a cell phone charger.

And pack bottled water and some snacks in your car kit.

You can also pack a couple of blankets and heavy gloves.

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