People in Southern Illinois could feel the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac as early as today. Michael Marx, with Ameren Illinois' Emergency Response Team, says they've prepared for the storm in advance.
Marx offers a few tips to help you prepare.
Marx says people should always keep an emergency kit at home and in their vehicle in case something happens. He says common sense items such as food, water, blankets, a flashlight, and a pair of good walking shoes should be included in each kit.