LI residents stock up on snow supplies

The owner of Ace Hardware says the store sold out of shovels, but had plenty of Ice Melt left for customers.

The owner of the store says about 500 shovels and 600 bags of ice melt have been sold so far today.

The owner of the store says about 500 shovels and 600 bags of ice melt have been sold so far today. (1/2/14)

NORTHPORT - Long Islanders spent Thursday bracing for the first major snow of 2014.

News 12 Long Island's Danielle Campbell was in Northport at Ace Hardware. The owner of Ace Hardware says the store sold out of shovels, but had a little bit of Ice Melt left for customers.

Officials are predicting about 5 to 10 inches of snow in western Long Island, with 6 to 12 inches east of Route 111.

Drivers are being urged to use caution through Friday.

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