Safety officials have long warned that if you are caught in a hurricane like Irene, you cannot count on immediate help. You need three days' worth of food and water, flashlights, a battery-powered radio and a supply of your medications.
Here are three things you may not have thought of that you can do right now, if you're in a place where the hurricane has not yet hit. I've added an important reminder for when the power goes out.
1. Fill your bathtub with water, unless you have little...Full Story