Lowcountry: Help your neighbors get hurricane supplies. Which stores have things in stock?
People across the Lowcountry are beginning to report stores being out of water, food, gas and other essential hurricane supplies. You can help your neighbors get what they need to stay healthy and safe in the event Hurricane Irma does have a significant impact on the Lowcountry by sharing the names and locations of stores that have or don't have essential items in stock.
If you come across a store that does or doesn't have certain essentials in stock, is experiencing long lines, or has other issues , let us know.
CLICK HERE to upload a photo or video of what your're seeing, and be sure to include the location.
The S.C. Emergency Management Division recommends having the following items in your family's hurricane emergency supply kit:
- Three days' drinking water (two quarts per person per day)
- Non-perishable food
- Flashlight with extra batteries
- Portable battery-operated radio
- First-aid kit
- Non-electric can opener
- Essential medicines
- Cash and credit cards
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On Wednesday, we received reports of long lines extending down the road leading to Costco in West Ashley as people tried to buy gas and supplies.
We received photos of empty shelves at the Target on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston, and the Walmart at Oakland Markets in Mount Pleasant.
A reader reports that the Harris Teeter in Mount Pleasant on Anna Knapp Boulevard is currently out of bottled water.
Bread shelves were all but empty Wednesday at the Walmart in Goose Creek.
The Bi-Lo on Skylark Drive in West Ashley reportedly has bottled water.
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A few dollar stores in Mount Pleasant are reportedly out of some items.
This story will be updated as we receive additional information.