MEDFORD - Residents looking to buy a generator today were out of luck as many stores ran out of stock earlier in the weekend.

Long lines wrapped around a Lowe's in Medford after word spread that it was expected to receive a shipment today. Many residents lined up as early as 6 a.m. to make sure they were able to buy one.

The 250 generators received is the second emergency shipment received by the Medford store in the past 48 hours. Management expects all to be sold by the end of the day.