Guide to Hurricane Supplies 2020
Tropical Storm Isaac moving northwest through the Gulf of Mexico, with its eastern cloud covering over the entire state of Florida. Aug 27th, 2012. Original from NASA. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

Guide to Hurricane Supplies 2020

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When a hurricane strikes, you can be on your own for 72 hours or more. Back in 1992, when Hurricane Andrew hit Homestead, there was not an operating supermarket from Kendall to Key Largo for weeks. Power was out in some areas for 9 weeks.

In case this were to happen again, you want to have the necessities of life by shopping now before the hurricane threatens.

Here are supplies that should be on everyone’s list. Print it or make your own and take it to the store with you.


  • Water
  • Portable camp stove or grill
  • Propane tank
  • Aluminum foil
  • Oven mitts
  • Sterno

Non-Perishable Foods

  • Canned meats, fruits, vegetables
  • Bread in moisture-proof packaging
  • Cookies, candy, dried fruit
  • Canned soups & milk
  • Powdered or single serve drinks
  • Cereal bars
  • Condiments
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Instant coffee & tea

Equipment & Other Items

  • Manual can opener
  • Disposable plates, cups & eating utensils
  • Napkins & paper towels
  • Flashlights
  • Portable battery powered lanterns
  • Candles
  • Battery powered radio
  • Extra batteries
  • Ice chest & ice
  • First aid kit
  • Waterproof container for document storage
  • Prescriptions
  • Personal Battery Operated Fan
  • Baby supplies
  • Pet supplies