19 Necessities to Include in a Car Emergency Kit for Cold Weather

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19 Necessities to Include in a Car Emergency Kit for Cold Weather
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Preparedness for cold weather or extreme snowstorms includes keeping an emergency kit in the trunk of your car. Here are top items to pack, especially if you think it's possible you might be lost on a road for any length of time.

Shovel
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Shovel

Windshield Scraper and Small Broom
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Windshield Scraper and Small Broom

Flashlight with Extra Batteries
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Flashlight with Extra Batteries

Battery Powered Radio
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Battery Powered Radio

Water
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Water

Snack Food Including Energy Bars
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Snack Food Including Energy Bars

Raisins and Mini Candy Bars
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Raisins and Mini Candy Bars

Matches and Small Candles
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Matches and Small Candles

Extra Hats, Socks & Mittens
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Extra Hats, Socks & Mittens

First Aid Kit with Pocket Knife
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First Aid Kit with Pocket Knife

Necessary Medications
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Necessary Medications

Blanket or Sleeping Bag
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Blanket or Sleeping Bag

Tow Chain or Rope
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Tow Chain or Rope

Road Salt, Sand or Cat Litter for Traction
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Road Salt, Sand or Cat Litter for Traction

Booster Cables
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Booster Cables

Emergency Flares and Reflectors
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Emergency Flares and Reflectors

Bright Flag to Draw Attention
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Bright Flag to Draw Attention

Whistle to Attract Attention
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Whistle to Attract Attention

Cell Phone Adapter to Plug Into Auxiliary Power Jack
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Cell Phone Adapter to Plug Into Auxiliary Power Jack

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