The K104.7 Storm Center

By now, you’ve most likely taken the necessary precautions and gathered supplies in preparation if Hurricane Dorian hits in your area.

One thing some forget is their cell phone charge. Before the storm approaches, it’s best to make sure your mobile devices are fully charged.

But, if you lose power and don’t have a portable charger, there’s another, less-known method that will enable you to charge your phone. To put together a makeshift charger, all you need is a nine-volt battery, a pen (that contains a metal spring) and a car phone charger.

Here’s a helpful video to walk you through the process:

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