The Supermarket Apocalypse Is Upon Us

Esther Zuckerman
The Atlantic Wire

The big blizzard set to hit the Northeast is already showing its face as snow begins falling this morning. Heeding increasingly loud warnings, people throughout the region took it upon themselves to get stocked up. As is the case in these situations, that left supermarkets looking rather, well, apocalyptic. Take a look at some examples: 

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Empty Shelves

Pic of empty shelves @supermarkets in Boston #nemo…

— V LatinEntertainment (@VLatinEntertain) February 8, 2013


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Full Carts And Such



grocery store in fairhaven #MA.yikes! hope everyone is prepared! #nemo #blizzard #MAWX…

— Alyssa Sylvia (@alyssasylvia) February 8, 2013

Empty shelves at South Bay Stop n Shop #dorchester #bosnow

— Patrick D. Rosso (@PDRosso) February 8, 2013

MT @paulewalsh: Full carts everywhere in Boston as shoppers prep for #nemo… h/t#weatherFX

— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) February 7, 2013

Nemo supermarket panic #snowmageddon #blizzard

— Andrew Peterson (@DrewPeterson) February 7, 2013

Nighttime pre-blizzard supermarket rush!…

— steve jones (@stevejonesabc) February 8, 2013