The Southeast is getting hammered with with snow, freezing rains and high winds. Some areas may experience a power outage. It is always a good idea to maintain an Emergency Outage Kit that can be easily located in the event of an outage (think in the dark).
Items to include:
battery powered radio
canned food and other items (requiring no cooking)
manual can opener
first aid kit
battery powered clock
Also consider special needs items like:
Always report outages to your power company and never go near down lines.