Winter is one of the best seasons, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Ice and snow storms often knock out power, leaving many people scrambling for what to do until it returns.
Having items such as perishable food, a working flashlight, and a first-aid kit are essential to stock up on during the winter. Even having cold medicine in the bathroom is a good idea! So take a look and stock up on some winter essentials from Amazon.
Extra flashlights are always a good idea
Sometimes, a heavy and clunky flashlight is inconvenient. The LED Gear Light Mini Flashlights come in a pack of two and can fit in your pockets.
Get into those spaces behind the furnace or other large appliances and have the convenience of these pocket flashlights that include five modes. Made of military-grade aluminum, these lights are almost indestructible. Get them today!
Keep extra toiletries and other items
While stocking up on toiletries for winter seems strange, using this Cosmetic Bag to store items like an extra cell phone, bottle of water, medication, and other items in case of an emergency.
The bag comes with 14 expandable pockets. Conveniently store copies of important documents, batteries, or anything else you might need to grab and escape quickly. Buy it now!
Escape danger and put out flames
Wintertime is when indoor emergencies are highest. Having the Kidde Escape Ladder and Fire Extinguishers can be particularly handy if people are trapped and put out a fire if necessary.
The ladder is lightweight, anti-slip, and foldable. The extinguishers are made of solid aluminum, are durable, and include an easy-to-read pressure gauge. Buy them today!
Stay informed in power outages
If a winter storm knocks out the power, use the Emergency Hand Crank Radio with an LED flashlight to follow weather and traffic updates. The radio can charge most devices with its USB connectivity and built-in Li-ion rechargeable battery.
Make emergency calls to family or emergency services with a fully charged phone. Get one today!
A pill a day keeps doctors away
Keep your medication organized in these handy Medication Holders that include all seven days of the week.
Winter can wreak havoc on our bodies and cause a need for swift action in an emergency. Many people have medicines that must be taken on specific days. These dividers help others know how to help you if you cannot. Buy it now!
Immune system-boosting gummies
Support your immune health during those cold winters with Nature's Way Sambucus Elderberry Gummies.
These gummies support the immune system because they contain vitamins C and D and are a great source of daily zinc intake. Elderberries have been used traditionally to prevent illness for many centuries to provide year-long health. Get them today!
Loved ones can stay warm
Winter storm knocked out the furnace? No problem. Stay warm with the Mr. Heater portable propane radiant heater.
Perfect for heating enclosed spaces like tents, job sites, barns, basements, and sheds, Mr. Heater runs off its one-pound propane cylinder with an accidental tip-over shut-off valve. It is lightweight, weighing only nine pounds. Buy one today!
Non-perishable foods are key
Keep your strength up with a New Millennium Energy Bar. The 36-pack of bars also includes an emergency guide with tips on survival during blackouts and other emergencies.
Flavors like Lemon, Raspberry, Cherry, Tropical fruit, and Orange are available with over 400 calories in every bar. The expiration on the bars is dated five years in advance. Buy a pack today!
Extra water is never a bad idea
Store the recommended three days of water in these Collapsible Water Containers. The American Red Cross suggests a gallon per person be kept in storage.
The jugs can hold up to 5.3 gallons and have a unique faucet design for convenience. Each one is non-toxic and does not produce a plastic smell or taste. Buy one now!
Open your survival food containers with ease
Open up traditional-style soup cans or other perishables with a Pakitner Manual Can Opener. These are particularly useful in power outages where canned food is the only option, and an electric opener is useless.
They are made of stainless steel and come with an attached bottle cap remover for your drinks. Buy it today!
Food stays cold in ice-filled coolers
Food from the refrigerator can be kept cold during power outages in an Igloo Cooler. While the weather is unpredictable, if the forecast calls for a storm that could knock out electricity, a cooler can be filled with ice for up to three days in preparation.
Each of these coolers has a capacity of almost three gallons and can fit into any space for convenience. Get one now!
Tire chains for traction in snow and ice
Icy and wintery roads will not affect your car with the HAIYEATBNB Snow Tire Chains. The harshest winter conditions cannot stop the snow chains from gripping the road.
Their carbon steel construction guarantees they will last long and can fit most passenger vehicle tire sizes. The installation process is hassle-free, which can be beneficial when the weather goes wrong. Buy them now!
Standby fuel for cars or anything gas-powered
Be prepared when you run out of gas for equipment or vehicles with the Scepter Red Gas Can. Instead of waiting for help, save time by grabbing a fuel can to fill up at the nearest service station.
The two-gallon cans feature a SmartControl controllable flow rate to eliminate spilling and help fill up to three gallons per minute. Get it now!
First-aid kits should be first on the list
Accidents happen, and owning the First Aid Essentials kit will go a long way to treating most minor injuries.
Almost 300 pieces are included in the kits, like bandages, antibiotic ointments, burn cream packs, and more. The convenient design of the packaging allows it to be taken while traveling, in the car, or at work, and it is a must in the home. Get it now!
Seal the heat in with you
Preserve the heat when the furnace goes out with the Frost King Insulation Kit. Save money while being prepared for a power outage and trapped in a room without heating.
This nine-piece kit is simple to install and can be removed during the warmer months when opening the windows is desired. Buy one today!
Extra blankets are useful to have
Storing extra blankets during the winter, like the Arcturus Plaid Wool Blankets, can provide warmth in many situations.
They can be used while camping, hiking, or as an added layer of protection during an emergency. Made of 80% wool, they are also sturdy because they are washable and weigh almost five pounds. Get them today!
Pack up what you need and go
Cover all bases with the multi-purpose Nubily Travel Backpack. Be prepared when it is necessary to pack up and leave suddenly with this waterproof knapsack.
Plug phones and other devices into the USB charging port to use them while keeping them fully charged or when they are low on power and need recharging. Buy yours now!
Dig out of any emergency
Dig your vehicle or yourself out of the snow with the AsroAI Folding Shovel. Every year, winter storms leave hundreds of motorists stranded along the roads because they are stuck with no way of getting themselves out.
Eliminate that helpless feeling by picking up this versatile shovel, which conveniently folds to be stored anywhere. Buy it today!
Maintain body warmth
Whether hiking for pleasure or walking in the snow for assistance, the World Bio Warmers. When an emergency strikes, keeping warm can keep you safe, too.
These convenient heating packs contain single-use packages for hands, feet, and body. Once activated, they take up to 30 minutes to fully heat up. Pick it up today!
Make your own tracks
Winter is when many vehicles get stuck in the snow. With the Reliancer Traction Mats, yours does not have to be one of them.
Recover from virtually any situation with confidence, knowing the mats are made of indestructible rubber and galvanized steel. Each pack comes with a canvas carrying case and handle attached. Buy it now!
Prevent slipping and sliding into an accident
Emergencies cause panic and confusion. Stay safe with the Safe Thaw Ice Melter as an extra piece of mind. Rushing to the hospital, for example, an icy driveway or walkway, can cause injury and delay what needs to be a quick process.
The Ice Melter is 100% salt and chloride-free. It is safe to use around pets and children and is not harmful to the pavement. Buy it now!
Build a fire almost anywhere for warmth
Whether camping outside in the winter or being locked out in the cold, Green Mountain Firewood can be relied upon for starting a fire anywhere.
The fire starters come in bundles of eight, weigh less than 20 lbs, and are suitable for wood fire stoves, furnaces, fire pits, or campfires. Get them today!
Shelter for convenience and safety
Whether for pleasure or necessity in winter during a power outage, the Londtren 4-Person Tent can be trusted for a bit of indoor fun (and warmth!).
Each tent can comfortably hold up to four people at once and includes preassembled poles for a quicker and easier setup, and three to four occupied sleeping bags can fit inside. Buy it now!
Solar panels for more juice
Solar panels like the Renogy Portable Solar Panel have enough power to keep things running outdoors for pleasure or in emergencies.
Each package contains a 200W suitcase and a waterproof 20A charge controller for plenty of backup power. The set also has the convenience of being foldable to pack and travel with. Buy yours now!
Jumpstart any camp fire
Starting a fire in winter is challenging, but not with the Melt Candle Company Fire Starters. Wet conditions caused by snow and ice are not an issue with this product.
The versatility is impressive because the starters can be used for anything from cooking on the grill to facilitating fires for warmth in emergencies. Buy it now!
Bag it and recycle it
After an emergency clears, having Beidou-Pac Recycling Bags helps people safely dispose of the plastic water bottles and aluminum cans they accumulate. Why make the effort to use recyclable things only to put them in the garbage where they do not belong?
1,000 16-30 gallon high-density can liners are included and can be stored anywhere until needed. Buy it today!
Light up any space for survival
Keep from being totally in the dark with Coghlan's 36-Hour Survival Candle. Have a calm piece of mind knowing you and your loved ones will have candlelight for up to three consecutive days.
Each candle has three wicks for maximum lighting capability, and the packs come with a set of matches to use with them or to light firewood. Buy it today!
Sanitize the situation
Sanitize your hands and body in emergencies with this Hand and Body Sanitizer. Whether outdoors or trapped inside during a winter storm, keeping things sanitized will increase safety.
The sanitizers are 100% fragrance and paraben-free. They contain no alcohol, can protect your hands for up to 24 hours, and will never cause them to get dry. Get one today!
Kitty litter for tire traction
Surprisingly, the Boxicat Clumping Cat Litter can give traction if a car is stuck in the snow. Whether to provide sure footing to push a stuck vehicle or to walk icy paths, cat litter is an ingenious solution to winter conditions.
Boxicat is odorless and free of environmentally harmful chemicals. Buy it now!
Assist yourself roadside all year long
Vehicles stranded in the snow during winter can be typical. The Performance Tool Roadside Assistance Kit can help keep motorists safe or assist in an escape effort.
Always be prepared and assist yourself with this kit, which includes jumper cables, a first-aid kit, an ice scraper, a flashlight, a tire gauge, and other items needed in an automotive emergency. Buy yours today!