As Hurricane Matthew crept ever closer to the south eastern cost of the U.S. people began to panic and tempers flared in a South Florida Walmart when two women got in a brawl over the last case of water.
As the media continued its hype over the now Category 3 storm, residents in the areas about to be hit by Hurricane Matthew rushed to local stores to buy up supplies in case the crisis lasted longer than a day or two.
The two women, one clearly with a size and power advantage, began mixing it up over the water as shocked onlookers gathered around them, the Mirror reported.
The Miami Herald identifies the store as the Walmart in Miami Gardens, a suburb just north of Miami, Florida.
It is unclear who threw the first punch, but clearly the taller woman is getting the best of the one in the print dress. The the scrappy smaller woman refuses to be put off and repeatedly jumps back into the fray even when the bigger woman walks away two times.
The video is a shocking example of the high anxiety people were feeling as Hurricane Matthew was bearing down on them.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Matthew left hundreds dead in Haiti before it turned toward the U.S. And by Friday, some 300,000 Florida residents were reported without power as the storm hit.
Reports out of #Haiti suggest close to 500 dead from #Matthew.
— Bill Hemmer (@BillHemmer) October 7, 2016
Some 300,000 residents were reported without power early Friday morning https://t.co/8GTemm5kcD #matthew pic.twitter.com/vHwBqUShyP
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) October 7, 2016
#Matthew is passing KSC w/sustained wind of 90 MPH w/gusts to 107. No reports of significant damage so far. Winds should calm some ~10:30am.
— NASA Kennedy / KSC (@NASAKennedy) October 7, 2016
Cocoa Beach, Fl mayor warns of power lines: “People will die…stay hunkered down.” https://t.co/YPymWVKByG #Matthew https://t.co/7xAIdknliT
— CNN (@CNN) October 7, 2016
40+mph winds w/ gusts nearing 70 mph this AM in Daytona Beach. No power here but some lights still on. Daylight will help too. #Matthew pic.twitter.com/M4vpeIITWf
— Alexandra Wilson (@TWCAlexWilson) October 7, 2016
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