Hurricane season doesn't officially end until November 30th. As we stay on the lookout for upcoming storms, it's important to think about what to keep on hand in order to be prepared. We even wrote this handy guide to practical steps to take before or during evacuation. Even if you're not in a storm's direct path, it's worth it to keep a survival kit around and stocked in the case of tornadoes, other hurricanes, or flooding. An emergency preparedness kit can literally be life-saving—and good for peace of mind. To that end, we consulted the National Hurricane Center to see what they recommend for a basic survival kit.
Here's what they recommend you keep on hand: