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Florida stores begin opening post-Irma

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After Hurricane Irma ravaged most of Florida Sunday and Monday, food and other supplies have been in short supply, with many grocery, department and other store closures.

As chains are just beginning to assess damage Tuesday, with several in “recovery” mode.

A list of most major food stores, and their current status (h/t to Bay News 9):

Aldi closure list

Fresh Market closure list

Publix closure list

Sprouts closure list

Target closure list

Trader Joe’s closure list

Wal-Mart closure list 

Wawa closure list

Winn Dixie closure list

Walgreens is opening all stores on Tuesday.

CVS will have some stores open Tuesday.

For post-Irma repairs and clean up, Home Depot and Lowe’s also have a number of stores open.

Home Depot store list

Lowe’s store list


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