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Nine people in Palm Coast share their attitudes on prepping for Hurricane Dorian

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Dorian is days away, but the city is already on the move.
by: Paola Rodriguez Staff Writer

The old proverb says the early bird gets the worm. In Palm Coast, the early bird get the short lines. 

I took an early coffee ride around Palm Coast's gas stations and The Home Depot to see how soon the community is preparing for Hurricane Dorian. For the most part, I observed that the lines weren't long yet, and many places still had supplies in stock. But, the city was already on the move. 

Curious about how people manage the preparation, I asked a few people, and here are the responses. Even though there is an overall sense of calm, people would rather be ready just in case.

Terry Campbell: "I started preparing yesterday, and luckily I got a generator."

 

Bill Mann: "I started preparations a few days ago. You can’t prepare too soon." 

 

Jeff Pancancio: "It is very shocking that everyone is preparing so early."

 

Kelly Pickering: "I am kind of preparing, but I am not stressing out."

 

Alfred McBean: "It is a little busy here. I am just here for coffee." 

 

Robert Cotes: "We are getting ready. We stared yesterday, and we already got some food and water."

 

Danielle Collins and Michael Runyan: "It is our first time dealing with a hurricane in our new home. It can't hurt to be ready."  

 

Joe Morneau: "I am getting ready just in case."

 

 

 

At The Home Depot, there is already a restriction on the amount of plywood sheet per customer. 

 

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