One good place to find the newest ways to keep your family safe during the hurricane season is the exhibitor area at the Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference.
10 News Meteorologist Kate Wentzel made her way through the hall at this year conference in Fort Lauderdale and found a few items you might want to add to your hurricane kit.
- FloodSax: Sandless sandbags that are the size of a pillow, but able to soak up 5.5 gallons of water. A box of 20 is $269.95. Ordering information at http://www.floodsax.us.com/
- Room to Grow: A 4-in-1 play yard or 4-in-1 bathinet that can also serve as a splash pool and resting/changing table. The inflatable products fit into a small pack. $129-169. More info at http://growingroominc.com/
- Chef 5 Minute Meals: Hot & healthy emergency meals that don't need refrigeration or electricity. Available in a variety of dishes including vegetable lasagna, chicken pasta parmesan, beef stew and 3-cheese omelet with corned beef hash. $6 per meal. Order at http://www.chef5minutemeals.com/