If for no other reason, use an upcoming rain storm event to build-up your home preparation cache for upcoming winter snow and ice storms. Build a kit that will sustain you and your family for 72 hours (3 days and nights), at least you will have peace-of-mind.
Along with the items on this pictorial list, add your needed medications, spare eye glasses and be sure your important papers and document are in a water tight, fireproof box or safe. Then sit back and enjoy the rain! Be careful!
How To Build An Emergency Kit
Regarding Specific Emergencies: