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Why aren’t we prepared for snow. For those areas that have any potential for snow and ice, we need to be prepared for it. The beauty of preparing for snow is that it is pretty straight forward. Still, every year we see people who are struggling to find salt, shovels and the whole bread and milk fiasco.
Of course the best option is to have these things on hand long before you need them. What’s even better is to buy them in the spring when you can get them on sale!
We are going to face a tremendous blizzard somewhere in the nation. It will likely affect several states. That is the biggest threat that a winter storm can present. If we find ourselves fighting a blizzard there are bigger concerns. The most of which is power.
A means of creating power is a core part of prepping. Every American should have a backup power source. This can be a set of solar panels or some other method. Or you can invest in a trusty, gas powered, portable generator. If you want to bring power to the home in a big way get yourself a portable generator.
Obviously, if we lose power in a blizzard its going to mean that traditional heating systems will fail. Winter can be one nasty seasons. You will need to be prepared with plenty of clothing among other things. Be ready to cordan off rooms in order to keep the heat in one area.
Drinking plenty warm liquids will also help keep you warm. Have some tea, coffee or hot chocolate to enjoy during the storm.
Be sure you have plenty of food and water on hand, in case you find that you are snowed in. This is a very rare situation for most people but, it can happen. This is where a base of food storage comes into play.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.
- America's Natural Nuclear Bunkers: Find the Closest One to Your Home
- 56 Items to Stockpile in Your Easy Cellar