Hurricane Gear Test: ReadyWise Emergency Food Kit

Knowing what food to buy for a hurricane can be overwhelming. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shares a 72-hour emergency food supply from ReadyWise and American Red Cross that won't taste like cardboard and can help save you some money.

Emergency Zone Deluxe Urban Survival Kit

Everyone needs a basic hurricane kit and many people like to build it themselves. But there are options if you prefer to purchase one. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson has a survival kit with a low profile.

Hurricane Gear Test: GenTent

Generators are a great addition to any hurricane preparations. But portable generators must always be operated outdoors away from your home, so Meteorologist John Dawson shares a product that will help protect yours from the elements.

Hurricane Gear Test: Hurricane kit basics

FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson says must-have items in your hurricane kit include food, water, a light source, a way to charge your phone, and a first aid kit. He takes a look at some of these items.

Hurricane Gear Test: Pre-built survival kit options

Hurricane season is ending this month. But when the season is over, it's actually the best time to get your preparedness items in order. Meteorologist John Dawson shares some pre-built kits that have everything you need to be ready for next season!

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.

Hurricane Gear Test: Small Dog Basic Emergency Survival Kit

When disaster strikes, it might be a good idea for each family member to have their own survival kit, including your pet. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at Emergency Zone's Small Dog Basic Emergency Survival Kit for your pups.

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.