Rush On Heaters, De-Icing Salt, Other Winter Weather Gear In North Alabama

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.(WHNT) – The latest blast of cold air and light snow is causing a rush on winter weather gear in stores throughout north Alabama.

Several stores in metro Huntsville report shortages on items like heaters, pipe tape and de-icing salt. It may take them several days, or even a few weeks, to restock some of those items.

Are you shopping for any winter weather items today? If you run into empty or near-empty shelves, please send your pictures to  We’ll  try to include these in our coverage in Tuesday’s evening newscasts.

Stay safe today!