Create a Winter Weather Emergency Kit for your Car

Here are the items you should have in a winter weather emergency kit:

  • Shovel
  • Windshield Scraper and Small Broom
  • Flashlight
  • Battery Powered Radio
  • Extra Batteries
  • Bottled Water
  • Snack Food
  • Matches
  • Extra Hats, Gloves/Mitten and Socks
  • First-Aid Kit with Pocket Knife
  • Necessary Medications
  • Blanket(s)
  • Tow Chain or Rope
  • Road Salt and Sand
  • Booster Cables
  • Emergency Flares
  • Fluorescent Distress Flag


Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

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