Blackout Survival GuideWhen it's as hot and humid outside as it is right now in the northeast, air conditioning feels like a miracle.
Advertisement - Continue Reading BelowClick here for PM's ultimate guide to surviving any disaster, with 55 ways to save yourself, 115 gear ideas, 7 heroes and plenty of blackout tips and videos!When it's as hot and humid outside as it is right now in the northeast, air conditioning feels like a miracle. First Aid: These first aid items will assist with minor injuries and protect against serious health concerns in emergency situations.
Other: These items are useful for stress relief during strenuous or challenging circumstances. This survival kit was designed using advice from experts in the emergency preparedness industry. Emergency Survival Kit Information: This survival kit was designed using advice from experts in the emergency preparedness industry.


It follows guidelines given by government agencies and non-profit preparedness organizations. Never be stranded without the proper supplies to help you keep in communication with those around you.
It follows guidelines given by government agencies and non-profit preparedness organizations. With air conditioning creating massive spikes power consumption, occasionally the grid calls it quits.
That's just what happened on Tuesday evening, when more than 200,000 homes in the New York region lost their power.
Even if the power does come back soon, chances are your food won't, and you don't want to let food melt in the freezer or, even worse, rot in the appliance.


When the power does turn back on, the combined load of thousands of air conditioner spooling up simultaneously can be enough to trip the grid again, starting another blackout.
However, if everybody turned on their air conditioners individually, it would stagger the power demand on the grid. However, use shades on the sunny side of the house (south and west) to minimize solar heating. This is a good practice in warm months, even when you've got your AC cranking like a Pratt and Whitney turbofan.If you really got caught off guard, take this opportunity to learn from the mistake and assemble an emergency preparedness kit consisting of lighting, food, water, a first aid kit, tools and anything else you'll need.What do you think?



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