Winter storms offer much more than cold weather spells; they also have quite a knack at knocking out the power for residents in the affected areas. In fact, over the last decade and a half, power outages have more than quadrupled, with millions left without electricity or heat. In most cases, the road conditions prevent emergency professionals from reaching those in need, leaving many to fend for themselves. Citizens must rely on their own supplies and food stock to get through days or even weeks. It is imperative to plan ahead and ensure that your survival kit includes all the necessities to help you and your loved ones endure a winter storm. Learn about how to prepare as well as tips on staying safe and warm by checking out the following infographic.