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Ahead of the upcoming forecasted snow, Erie County reminds residents what belongs in every emergency road kit for your car.

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Ready.gov has a list of what you should keep in a kit in your car for winter emergencies, and we took the liberty of discovering some great options for your WNY vehicle.

Jumper cables:

Roadside flares:

A LEGIT snow and ice removal tool:

A car cell phone charging kit:

A blanket (that you can heat, too):

Traction mats for your tires (cleaner than kitty litter or sand):