HAMPTON - Whenever a winter storm is predicted, people make sure they’re stocked up with food and supplies in case power goes out, they need to dig out or just don’t want to get out on the roads.
With two storms in a week, shovels, sand and salt to clear driveways and walkways were in short supply. Many stores just couldn't get enough to meet demand.
At the Ace Hardware store in Big Bethel Road in Hampton Tuesday, the shelves are full. Folks there said they planned ahead after getting caught short the last storm.
Ace Hardware in Hampton on Big Bethel Rd is ready for the next snow storm. Lots of rock salt and ice melt. pic.twitter.com/g4l24XQ1NZ— Velma Scaife 13News (@13VelmaScaife) February 11, 2014
Other stores, including the Lowe's at the Power Plant, reported being pretty much out of supplies there and throughout the area.