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Some Four Staters are taking extra measures to prepare for severe weather

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Some residents in the Four States are taking extra measures to be prepared for severe weather.
Chief Justin Weston with Newton County Rescue & Recovery offered advice this afternoon on how to pack a survival kit in the instance of a disaster. 
Weston says it is important to keep disaster packs in both your car and home, with extra clothes, shoes, flashlights and spare batteries.
These packs can provide extra safety for both natural disasters and everyday occureoccurrences
re is a numerous amount of times where a disaster pack would be important, even for just a general car break down," Weston said.  "There are all sorts of things that would help you, but it could also be used as a home disaster pack as well."
Weston says you do not have to spend a lot of money on the items in your pack.  Some can even be found at a local dollar store.
Some recommended items include batteries, flashlights, hand sanitizer, gloves, a candle, lighters, a sharpie, shower curtain, rope, poncho, Kleenex, duct tape, first aid kits, nuts and other canned food with protein, knives, a pen, extra cash or identification, extra shoes and clothes, finger nail clippers, rubber bands, crow bar, polarized sun glasses, IB Profin or other medications, pliers, and plastic bags.
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