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.
Some everyday items become hard to come by when a hurricane strikes. One of those is gasoline. Meteorologist John Dawson has some safety reminders as he reviews a very large fuel container.
Meteorologist John Dawson reviews the Nebo Redline Flex as part of his Hurricane Gear Test series.
Meteorologist John Dawson reviews the Jackery Explorer 500 as part of his Hurricane Gear Test series.
Meteorologist John Dawson reviews the Biolite Headlamp 330 as part of his Hurricane Gear Test series.
Meteorologist John Dawson reviews the Estwing Black Eagle Tomahawk Axe as part of his Hurricane Gear Test series.