The rush to the pumps left some stations without much sought after fuel Monday.
There was no gas left at the Shell Station at the intersection of Old Fannin Road and Flowood Drive around 6:30 p.m.
A steady line of cars drove up to find pump handles covered with plastic at the store.
Many drove across the street to the Texaco Station where they found open pumps.
Just down the street at the Flowood Kroger, drivers waited in long lines.
A tanker arrived to refill the underground tanks at the gas station.
Motorists were lined up to fill their tanks as quickly as the station pumps could be refueled.
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