When eight year old Brian returns from school one day he is surprised to find his father at home. He is told that a big storm is coming and they need to prepare and that they will likely lose power. Brian and his dog, Penny, are not concerned, they have been through storms before. Or so they think. As Brian and his family prepare for the storm even Penny seems on edge. As they move into the evening and the storm arrives, events unfold that have Brian and his family unsettled. Eventually the storm passes and it is time for cleanup and to be thankful for the way things turned out.