SEE IT: Texas residents fight and scramble for water, supplies as Hurricane Harvey heads toward coast
SEE IT: Texas residents fight and scramble for water, supplies as Hurricane Harvey heads toward coast.
The video recorded on Thursday shows shoppers at a grocery store in the Houston area frantically trying to grab packages of water and other items.
No water on the shelf.
one Houston-area shopper told KHOU.
"Texas is about to get hit by a major hurricane," Brock Long, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, told "Good Morning America" on Friday.
"We’re going to see significant rainfall over the next three days.
The retail company Kroger sold 80 truckloads of water in the area, according to KHOU.
"It’s definitely getting to the point that people are getting over prepared," local resident Rajean Erpar told the station while lugging bottled water.
Dozens were in lines Thursday at a Corpus Christi Sam’s Club, at home improvement stores and at supermarkets.
He said grocery items were likely more available in Houston than back home in Corpus Christi, where Garcia, a beer distributor salesman, said stores were "crazy."