Still days away from potential impact, citizens of Florida are hurriedly preparing for Category 5 Hurricane Irma.
Click Orlando reports that shoppers lined the streets out front of Costco in Altamonte Springs, as part of a last-ditch effort to get water, batteries, and other supplies ahead of the storm.
“(It was) a little bit of a pandemonium,” shopper Diane Williams said. “Getting here was worse than being inside. It’s just that everybody is panicked, so they are preparing, which is wise. But it’s just, like, crazy.”
Already, on Monday night, a Publix in the College Park neighborhood ran out of water. Shopper Micah Kropp said he just stocked up on water by the gallon.
“I got a 1-year-old and a 3-year-old, so (I’ve) got to think a little differently with them at the helm. And then will be traveling this week for work, so not sure when I will have the time. It will be kind of hectic,” Kropp said.
News 6 reported that supplies at the Walmart located on the corner of Princeton Street and John Young Parkway were plentiful, with employees consistently restocking shelves.
Min Cho said he’s preparing for his electricity to go out.
“(I) ordered a generator on Amazon. Should be coming on Friday. Also, some dry foods and stuff like that,” Cho said.
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