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.

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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

Snow shovel
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Windshield Scraper and Small Broom

Ice scraper
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Flashlight with Extra Batteries

Flashlight
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Battery Powered Radio

emergency weather radio
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Water

Row of plastic drink water bottles
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Snack Food Including Energy Bars

Granola Bars
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Raisins and Mini Candy Bars

Raisins
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Matches and Small Candles

Matches in a matchbox.
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Extra Hats, Socks & Mittens

Striped Wool Beanie
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First Aid Kit with Pocket Knife

First aid kit
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Necessary Medications

medicines
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Blanket or Sleeping Bag

Sleeping bag packed
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Tow Chain or Rope

Rope Close Up
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Road Salt, Sand or Cat Litter for Traction

Hand with road salt
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Booster Cables

booster cable
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Emergency Flares and Reflectors

Emergency Road Flares
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Bright Flag to Draw Attention

red flag isolated
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Whistle to Attract Attention

Shiny silver whistle with red string
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Cell Phone Adapter to Plug Into Auxiliary Power Jack

Charger plug phone on car
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How to Sew a Car Seat Cover

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