People fighting for food as Florence bears down

“Empty shelf after empty shelf.”


“The water aisles were especially bare — empty shelf after empty shelf.” (See video from from ABC11 News in Raleigh)

“We came around 1 and all the waters were gone,” said Blake Swain. “Now, it’s just people fighting for food.”

What have I been saying about people fighting in the streets for food?

With fears of record flooding, a state of emergency has been declared in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland.

More than one million people have been ordered to evacuate.

Where do they go? 

And how do they get there?

As of Wednesday afternoon, some gasoline stations on evacuation routes had already run out of gas.

One to three million people could lose power, Duke Energy warns. The power may remain off for days,perhaps weeks in remote areas.

Speaking of power, some experts warn that flooding and torrential rains could impact the six nuclear power plants owned and operated by Duke Energy in the hurricane’s path. However, federal officials, don’t seen all that concerned.


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September 12, 2018 at 09:56PM

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