D batteries were among the hardest items to find in the hours leading up to the hurricane's landfall.
Starting as early as last night, D batteries were the hardest-to-find item around the city, seeming to supplant bottled water and canned food as the most in demand and frequently sold out part of the urban survival kit.
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