Others were there for a slightly different reason.
Fearing the public’s reaction to the shutdown, Sally Bowen decided to purchase wooden boards to batten down her windows.
“It's going to get nasty. I think when desperation hits, people get desperate so they break in everywhere so imagine in the house.”
Regardless of the reason residents are flocking to Lowe’s and the like, Monday is likely the last day they can get their hands on supplies.