Emergency supplies to have in the car during snowfall

Emergency supplies (Source: AAA/RI Emergency Management)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- The R.I. Emergency Management Agency encourages drivers to make sure their car ’emergency kits’ are fully stocked, in anticipation of the snowfall coming Friday.

A few supplies to stock up on include:

  • Flashlight
  • Cellphone
  • Washer fluid
  • AAA membership card
  • Jumper cables
  • First-aid kit
  • Water
  • Warning triangles/flares
  • Gloves
  • Tool-kit
  • Snowbrush/ice scraper
  • Shovel
  • Blankets/rags

The EMA also advises drivers to keep non-perishable food and an extra set of warm clothes in the car.

The heaviest snowfall is expected to be during commuting hours.

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