Get those emergency winter weather kits ready

SCEMD suggests South Carolinians prepare early
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Image: SCEMD

Image: SCEMD

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) encourages every household to have an emergency preparedness plan in place in case you lose power. that includes a winter weather supplies kit that can be put together pretty easily if you plan ahead.

The agency says you can get a water-proof container add flashlights with extra batteries, as well as extra portable chargers to keep your phone charged.

Throw in some water and non -perishable snacks, basic first-aid supplies, and blankets or sleeping bags to help keep you warm.

As always — you can count on ABC Columbia News on-air and online to keep you up to date with whatever type of winter weather decides to come back into town.

You can also download the ABC Columbia Interactive Radar here

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