Southwest Florida continues to prepare for Elsa

Reporter: Zach Oliveri, Gail Levy Writer: Drew Hill
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Tropical Storm Elsa may have an impact on Southwest Florida, so the time to add all those essentials to your hurricane kit is now.

People have been stocking up on supplies and filling up on gas, especially ahead of some store closures for the Fourth of July.

For now, water remains a hot commodity. Luckily, as of Saturday, there’s no shortage of things like batteries, flashlights and wood at a Home Depot.

People are trying to get the necessities and they are still saying calm.

Peter and Joanna Goumenis were picking up sandbags and getting gas. They’ve been through multiple storms and say you can never be too careful.

“At least have plenty of flashlights, batteries, water. Especially water. Food that you can eat so you don’t have to cook. If they say evacuate, best thing to do is heed what they say.”

People feel that they’re prepared for whatever Elsa brings to Southwest Florida.

They have their plan in place and are set with supplies.

But, how is this impacting people’s Fourth of July plans?

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