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USA: Locals brace for impact as Hurricane Dorian approaches

United States, Daytona Beach
August 29, 2019 at 02:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Locals and businesses were making preparations for the approaching Hurricane Dorian in Florida's Daytona Beach on Wednesday.

An employee at a local Home Deport explained that the hardware store was "out of generators, batteries, gas cans and plywood."

A local man was seen outside loading plywood boards into his vehicle, with which he intends to board up his windows to protect them from damage.

At a nearby Publix supermarket, employees explained how they were close to running out of water, and that "canned foods are number one. I worked here today and a lot of people were getting canned foods along with the water."

Hurricane Dorian is expected make landfall on the continental United States as a category 3 hurricane over the weekend.

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Locals and businesses were making preparations for the approaching Hurricane Dorian in Florida's Daytona Beach on Wednesday.

An employee at a local Home Deport explained that the hardware store was "out of generators, batteries, gas cans and plywood."

A local man was seen outside loading plywood boards into his vehicle, with which he intends to board up his windows to protect them from damage.

At a nearby Publix supermarket, employees explained how they were close to running out of water, and that "canned foods are number one. I worked here today and a lot of people were getting canned foods along with the water."

Hurricane Dorian is expected make landfall on the continental United States as a category 3 hurricane over the weekend.

W/S Home Depot employees, Daytona Beach

SOT, Home Depot employee: "We're out of generators, batteries, gas cans and plywood."

W/S Man loading plywood into truck

SOT, Local resident: "I got my front two, front three windows, and two side windows that I'm going to cover, because I feel that that's the direction the wind going to be hitting it mostly."

W/S Man loading plywood into truck

SOT, Local resident: "I'm not going to worry about the back because it looks like the location it's going to hit it's going to hit the front of the house mostly."

M/S Man loading plywood into truck

SOT, Local resident: "Two by fours to prop up the palm trees, kind of keep them sturdy a little bit because I did lose a big palm tree in [Hurricane] Matthew that was kind of the focal point of my front lawn, so."

M/S Man loading plywood into truck

SOT, Publix employee: "Pretty soon we're going to be running out of pallets of water, probably, and I'm not sure how much we have left."

W/S Store sign

SOT, Publix employee: "Canned foods are the big things and I see a lot of bread too as well."

W/S Street sign

SOT, Publix employee: "Canned foods are number one. I worked here today and a lot of people were getting canned foods along with the water."

W/S Traffic heading towards beach

W/S Beach

W/S Cars pulling into gas station

W/S Cars pulling into gas station

C/U Saw cutting plywood

W/S Man cutting plywood

C/U Person drilling into plywood

M/S Person drilling into plywood

W/S Man drilling plywood onto house

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