It’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Georgia- Monday Tip

Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Stay Informed

This week, WLTZ FIRST NEWS WEATHER spotlights different tips to keep your family safe in the case of severe weather.

Today’s tip- Get a kit, make a plan, and stay informed.


Make sure you have 3 days worth of clean drinking water per person, non-perishable food, a flashlight with extra batteries, dry clothes, battery powered radio, and first aid kit.


Know where to meet up with your family in case you become separated during a severe weather outbreak, make sure each family member has an emergency contact list, and be sure to practice your plan.


Be on the lookout for watches and warnings as severe weather approaches and know where to find them (TV, online, etc). Get a NOAA weather radio or sign up for text alerts.

We’ll have another tip on Tuesday, but you can always check out great information to help prepare your family for severe weather at