Running on Fumes: Gas Station Outages Soar as Crisis Spreads

Gas pumps are seen out of service at a station in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 12, 2021. - Fears the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline because of a cyberattack would cause a gasoline shortage led to some panic buying and prompted US regulators on May 11, 2021 to temporarily suspend …
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Gas stations across the South Eastern U.S. have run out of gasoline, according to data from GasBuddy.com.

Sixty-five percent of gas stations in North Carolina are out of gasoline, the data show, making it the hardest-hit state.

Here are the current outages reported by GasBuddy, as of 12:37 Eastern time.

  • Georgia – 42%
  • Alabama – 6%
  • Tennessee – 14%
  • South Carolina – 42%
  • North Carolina – 65%
  • Florida – 10%
  • Virginia – 42%
  • Maryland – 9%
  • Mississippi – 5%
  • West Virginia – 4%
  • Kentucky – 2%
  • Washington, D.C. – 8%

 

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