Hurricane Gear Test: Biolite Alpenglow 500

There's a month left of hurricane season, and one thing that is a must in your kit is a light. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson has an LED lantern that is rechargeable and can also charge your phone.

Hurricane Gear Test: Gerber DoubleDown Folding Machete

A heavy duty cutting device, like a hatchet or machete, is sometimes needed after hurricane landfall. That's why you may want to consider an outdoor cutting tool for your hurricane kit. Meteorologist John Dawson has one today that is compact but can still take care of some big jobs.

Hurricane Gear Test: The CarGenerator

When the power goes out, have you ever wondered if there was a way to use your car to power some of those things you have inside your home? In today's Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson has found a device that can do just that.

Testing the LightRanger Telescoping LED Lantern

You've got to have a light and your hurricane kit and a lantern can be a great addition. And in this Hurricane Gear Test, FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows us one that takes area lighting to a whole new level.

Hurricane Gear Test: AquaPod Kit 2.0

You know your hurricane kits must include the basics like food and water, but it can be challenging to keep a lot of clean water on hand. Meteorologist John Dawson shows us an easy way to store a bathtub full of water in this Hurricane Gear Test.

Hurricane Gear Test: BodyGuardz Portable Emergency Hub

Losing power during a hurricane makes a scary situation worse. In this Hurricane Gear Test, FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson has an emergency kit that will be ready for hurricanes or any time the electricity is knocked out: BodyGuardz 5-in-1 Portable Emergency Hub.

Hurricane preparedness gear

As we hit peak hurricane season, it's a good time to take a look at your gear and supplies to make sure you're ready should a storm hit.

Hurricane Gear Test: Craftsman Portable Inverter Generator

Severe weather can knock out power at any time. After February's big freeze, many of us are considering a generator in our emergency plans. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson reminds us there is a lot to consider before making that purchase.

Hurricane Gear Test: Guardian Angel Elite LED

When a hurricane makes landfall, many can expect a loss of electricity. That's one of the reasons you need a battery-powered light in your emergency supplies. In today's hurricane gear test. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson reminds us there are a lot of options for a light source.

Hurricane Gear Test: Adventure Medical Kit Sportsman 300

If you have not included a first aid kit into your hurricane plans, you are missing a key part of emergency preparedness. But you're in luck, in this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson show us the Adventure Medical Kit Sportsman 300.

Hurricane Gear Test: Heater Meals Ex

Hopefully, you have your hurricane gear kit ready to go this season. Make sure food and water are among your top priorities. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at a simple product that can deliver you a hot meal.

Hurricane Gear Test: Preppi Little Prepster

Since FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson is really a kid at heart, it makes sense that he is so excited about today's Hurricane Gear Test. He has a go-bag that has all of the necessary emergency supplies. But it is also packed with some fun.

Hurricane Gear Test: Uncharted Supply Co.'s The Athena

Your hurricane plans should assume you will see a loss in power, but we all know that the lights can really go out at any time. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at a multi-purpose power bank in this Hurricane Gear Test.

Hurricane Gear Test: JUDY Safe

If you live near the gulf coast, you need a hurricane kit. You can build it yourself or look for something prebuilt. On today's hurricane gear test, meteorologist John Dawson reminds us that those kits can come in many different shapes and sizes.

Hurricane Gear Test: Garmin inReach Mini

It seems like we all rely on our cell phones to keep us connected. But what happens if the cell towers get damaged and stop working after a hurricane landfall? FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a device that uses satellites to help keep you connected.