In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at what's included in a survival backpack from Readywise.
Some survival kits are more hurricane-ready than others. Meteorologist John Dawson tells us what we need to look for.
This Flashlight Friday, Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a crank-powered flashlight with a weather radio.
This Flashlight Friday, Meteorologist John Dawson tests a flashlight he says is really tough.
We all rely on our phones to keep us connected and informed. But what happens if they stop working after a hurricane landfall? In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a device that skips the cell towers and reaches up to the satellites to keep you connected.
In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson looks at a low-cost tool he says could come in handy.
This Flashlight Friday, meteorologist John Dawson shows us one powered by the sun.
If you have not included a first aid kit in your hurricane plans, you are missing a key part of emergency preparedness. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a nearly indestructible one.
This Flashlight Friday, Meteorologist John Dawson is testing a powerful lantern that has several ways to recharge its battery.
FOX 26's John Dawson gives you a glimpse of a cool new floating flashlight gadget.
FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson is testing out a compact multi-tool in this Hurricane Gear Test.
FOX 26's John Dawson gives a review of The Zeus for his hurricane gear test.
We made it to another Flashlight Fridays on the Hurricane Gear Test. JD will show us a lighting option and give it a rating on his hurricane kit priority scale. Today’s light is a bigger version of a light that earned a Cat. 5 last hurricane season.
When building your hurricane kit, it can be overwhelming to figure out what kind of food you need to buy. Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at a food kit that's specifically designed for hurricane prone areas.
Meteorologist John Dawson tests an LED, rechargeable spotlight to see if it is indeed waterproof.
Meteorologist John Dawson has reviewed many pre-built hurricane kits over the years. But in a first on this Hurricane Gear Test, he has an emergency kit that comes in a fireproof bag.
One of the things you probably miss after a hurricane is the power -- and maybe your coffee, too. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at an option to serve it up, even after a storm.
You must plan for no power in your home after a hurricane makes landfall. Here is an full kit from Emergency Zone helping you prepare for the loss of electricity. Here's what's inside: 1 Durable Nylon Pouch, 6 Candles, 4 Light Sticks, 2 Pocket CREE Mini LED Flashlight, 2 Collapsible LED Lantern, 1 Box of Waterproof Matches, 1 AM/FM/WB Radio, 1 Deck of Playing Cards, and 1 4-in-1 Emergency Dynamo Radio Flashlight. And remember, weather can knock out power anytime of the year not just hurricane season. You need a light and a way to charge your cell phone in your hurricane supplies.
It's a good idea to keep most of your hurricane supplies in one location, ready for any emergency. Many people do that with a “go-bag”. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson says he prefers a “go-box” instead.
We have experienced our fair share of power outages in Houston over the years. Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at some string lights in this Hurricane Gear Test.