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.

MyMedic 10 Essentials Kit

In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson highlights a compact bag that is well organized and packed with products.

Hurricane Gear Test: Pre-built survival kits

Hurricane season has officially begun. Do you have what you need? Meteorologist John Dawson has a preview of what to expect this year from the Hurricane Gear Test, and he takes a look at some pre-built kits.

Readywise Survival Backpack

In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson takes a look at what's included in a survival backpack from Readywise.

Leatherman Survival Kit

Some survival kits are more hurricane-ready than others. Meteorologist John Dawson tells us what we need to look for.

Coast Polysteel 700

This Flashlight Friday, Meteorologist John Dawson tests a flashlight he says is really tough.

Spot X

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.

CRKT Eat'n Tool

In this Hurricane Gear Test, Meteorologist John Dawson looks at a low-cost tool he says could come in handy.

VSSL First Aid

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.

Gerber Armbar Drive

FOX 26 Meteorologist John Dawson is testing out a compact multi-tool in this Hurricane Gear Test.