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Parts of Florida are running out of gas as Hurricane Irma approaches

Several gas stations in Florida ran out of gas Thursday as Hurricane Irma approached the state. Supplies fell as people heeded evacuation orders for some southern parts of the state. Last week, Hurricane Harvey crippled oil refineries in Texas, creating shortages even before Irma made landfall in the Caribbean. "There's a double whammy going on where we were already experiencing a shortage, and everyone is trying to buy gas because they are trying to leave Florida,"  said Allison Mac, a petroleum analyst at GasBuddy, a price and availability portal.
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