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TakeWinterByStorm.org includes a number of emergency preparedness supply checklists. Start with a good list and customize it to meet your needs. In addition to the basics, like food, water, flashlight, and radio, remember to include items specific to you and your family, such as prescription medication, eye glasses, toys, and pet supplies.
Create an emergency kit for each location where you spend a lot of your time, because you never know when disaster will strike. For many people, that includes home, work or school, and car. A backpack is often a good storage option for a few basic supplies, so that you can keep them with you if you need to leave. Home kits tend to be the largest because there's more storage room.
King County Emergency Management
Washington State Emergency Management