With the reminders in the news recently, and with fall/winter moving in, it is a good idea to think about how you and your family might be prepared for emergencies.
FEMA has some guidelines to read over regarding disaster kits.
The Red Cross has several information sheets. The Power Outage Checklist is appropriate for us due to weather outages.
FYI: Some current weather information. (links as of 10/29/12)
NOAA Rain predictions from Sandy
Storm Information for Sandy
Current storm system
Important Sandy details
Snow effects from Sandy moisture and our recent cold front