NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you haven’t stocked up on needed weekend supplies before the blizzard is expected to hit, it may be too late.
Shoppers dodged delivery trucks as they made their way into and out of grocery stores. Harried homeowners snatching up what they could — loading their trunks with last-minute essentials.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan hit the grocery aisles to take the pulse of shoppers and their plans for weekend comfort food.
Gil Wong, manager of Kings in Garden City, said his store brought in extra supplies for the weekend.
“Absolutely, bread milk eggs — we talk to vendors and warehouses to make sure we have enough stock,” Wong said.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
Shoppers McLogan talked to stocked up on everything from pot roast to cupcakes and cookies.
But as quickly as shelves were loaded, shoppers emptied them, McLogan reported.
Valerie Fequiere and her daughter Vanessa, of Elmont, filled their minivan with goodies for the weekend.
“I make some good soup, some vegetable soup–to keep you warm–a Haitian delicacy–or a Haitian delicacy–spicy,” Fequiere said.MORE NEWS: Some Play Blame Game As Gas Prices Reach Highest Level In Years, But There's No Dispute It's Impacting Bottom Line For Many Families
Several grocery stores plan to close Saturday.