Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- News19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy says parts of the Midlands could receive 2-3 inches of sleet, snow. With the ice, comes chances that there could be power outages.
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division suggests putting together a winter weather kit in case your power goes out for an extended amount of time. They suggest a kit with the following:
- Flashlights, Extra Batteries
- Battery-Powered Weather Radio
- Non-Perishable food
- Extra Medication
- Basic First Aid Supplies
SCEMD also suggests charging all cell phones in your home ahead of the storm, as well as writing a list of important numbers such as utility companies and emergency responders.