When the electricity goes out during a storm, avoid downed power lines. Power lines hidden in floodwaters can also pose an electrocution risk.
A power generator could come in handy during a blackout and could even keep hundreds of dollars of food from spoiling.
AccuWeather shares the best way to prepare for a long-term power outage.
If you lose power, follow these steps to keep your refrigerated and frozen food safe for as long as possible.
Before Hurricane Florence hits, take a look at these hacks to store food and other things.