By Bree Smith
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - You're in your safe place, sirens are sounding, and severe weather is imminent. Now what?
Without a severe weather kit, you won't have any tools to help you.
It's essential to prepare your safe place with a severe weather kit. It's important to customize your kit for your family's needs.
Here are five basic items every kit should have:
1. NOAA weather radio
2. Critical medications necessary for your family
3. First aid kit
5. Water (one gallon per person per day)
Click here for a complete list of items to consider when building your severe weather kit.