Bottled water, supplies going fast as Tampa Bay area prepares for possibility of Hurricane Irma
Bottled water, supplies going fast as Tampa Bay area prepares for possibility of Hurricane Irma.
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – For Todd Rix, the clock is ticking.
When the 46-year-old went shopping at Publix in Carollwood on Monday afternoon, he described the bottled water supply as “scarce” and “depleted.” So, he stocked up fast.
His grocery cart was packed with bottled water as he left the store.
While loading up his SUV, he shook his head and said, “Oh boy, here it comes.
At the South Tampa Walmart on Gandy Boulevard, water sold out in less than 12 hours.
With Hurricane Harvey fresh on the minds of Floridians, many who live in the Tampa Bay area do not want to wait to prepare for Hurricane Irma.
Empty shelves have been reported all over the Tampa Bay area, where rows and rows of water bottles used to be.
Laura Roberts has her hurricane prep list, one that includes baby food for her 18-month-old little girl, Paige.