While hurricane season is coming to an end, the off-season is the best time to research and buy supplies. FOX 26 meteorologist John Dawson shows us some pre-built kits.
There was a time not that long ago when Meteorologist John Dawson said rechargeable lights don't belong in hurricane kits, because he only wanted to see ones that ran on disposable batteries, but times have changed along with battery technology.
As you're gathering supplies to prepare for a severe storm, you probably know you'll need a battery powered light but some definitely work better than others, and FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson explains what features to look for when shopping for one of your own.
FOX 26's Meteorologist John Dawson prefers a 'Go Box' when it comes to storing hurricane supplies. In this Hurricane Gear Test, he shows us the Husky 20-Gallon Professional Duty Storage Container.
Some rechargeable LED lights will work better than others for emergency preparedness. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows what he likes about a compact LED work light with four different modes.
What do you do if you don't have clean water in a storm? FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at the Guzzle H2O Stream Drinking Water System.
After you get the basics in your hurricane kit, you can start adding in other helpful tools and provisions. FOX 26’s Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a large-format multi-tool.
If you live near the Gulf Coast, you need a hurricane kit. But you don't have to build it from scratch. There are companies that have done the work for you. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a survival kit designed for those in hurricane-prone areas.
FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a large power station to keep you prepared when the electricity goes out.
When gathering supplies for hurricane season, you probably know you will need a battery-powered light. But we have come a long way from the traditional handheld flashlight. Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a powerful rechargeable headlamp.
We are still a few weeks out from the peak of hurricane season. It's been quiet so far, but if you're still looking to get prepared, you can buy a hurricane kit that's pre-built. Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a backpack designed for those who plan to evacuate.
This probably isn't what you think of when you think of food for your hurricane kit. In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a unique food option that comes in a very small package.
Power outages can happen any time of the year, making generators useful for more than just hurricane season. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at the Champion Tri Fuel portable generator in this Hurricane Gear Test.
Your hurricane plans should include a go-bag. It’s an emergency kit that is portable, usually the size of a backpack. On today’s Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a survival kit that comes highly praised.
FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows viewers 'Pull Start Fire', a product that easily starts a fire with the simple pull of a string.
FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shares his idea of using a power inverter on batteries already in your household to help you charge your small electronics.
Keeping clean, safe water in your hurricane kit can be a challenge. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson tells viewers about the Sawyer water filtration system that removes 99.9999% of bacteria and protozoa.
FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows us an axe that could help those that take shelter in their attic during a hurricane.
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.
Keeping your phone charged is important when a hurricane makes landfall. But when the power goes out, it's hard to do. FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson shows us a large power station in this Hurricane Gear Test.