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Irma: Download this app to see which stations still have gas

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Irma: Download this app to see which stations still have gas
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Irma has struck a serious blow to Florida and other parts of the Deep South.

If you’re in one of the impacted areas (or have traveled to escape the storm), GasBuddy has a feature that may come in handy.

Through its mobile app, users can view and report which gas stations  have no fuel or power.

Read more: The best ways to help the victims of Harvey

GasBuddy tracks hurricane-related gas outages

When you take a look at the availability map from the GasBuddy app, gas stations without fuel and/or power will appear in red, like in the image below:

When we tested out the feature Wednesday afternoon, we were surprised that so many gas stations in Miami were already out of gas due to the sudden spike in demand.

Read more: 29 items to pack in your financial emergency kit and bug out bag

Buying gas from a station on this list is better for your car

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Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
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