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GasBuddy Fuel Tracker Activated For Hurricane Michael


Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a state of emergency for 34 Florida counties during the morning press briefing on Oct. 9 from the Florida State Emergency Operations Center. Mandatory evacuations have been issued for multiple coastal counties along the Florida Panhandle.

We have activated our fuel availability tracker for those in Florida, Georgia and Alabama ahead of Hurricane Michael’s arrival to help motorists in affected areas find fuel starting immediately should stations run out as motorists evacuate the area.

When hurricane features are activated for an area, GasBuddy’s free app can differentiate stations that have no gasoline, no diesel or no power so that motorists can try other stations. The crowdsourced tracker can be updated by motorists and displays the status for locations that have been reported to GasBuddy. Motorists are encouraged to report the status of any station they see to help others find gasoline or avoid stations with no fuel or power.

GasBuddy Fuel Tracker - Hurricane Michael

When a motorist is near a station that has no gas, diesel or power, the GasBuddy app will automatically display NO GAS or NO DIESEL or NO POWER icons next to the station on the list screen, and the station will be highlighted in red on the map screen.


  • Quick Report Button (only enabled if stations in your vicinity are reported without fuel already): A quick reporting button will prompt you for information. Click on this button to report the gas, diesel and power situation at that station.
  • Edit Station Details: On the Station Detail page, you can select “Report Fuel or Power” under the station status section and report whether it has gas, diesel or power.
  • GasBuddy Analysts
    Our analysts will continue to monitor and provide information on the situation via the @GasBuddy Twitter account and the GasBuddy blog.

    If you operate stations in the impacted areas and would like to update your outage statuses, contact [email protected] for more information.

    GasBuddy is a company that connects drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop. As the leading source for crowdsourced, real-time fuel prices at more than 150,000 gas station convenience stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia, millions of drivers use the GasBuddy app and website every day to find gas station convenience stores based on fuel prices, location and ratings/reviews. GasBuddy’s first-of-its-kind fuel savings program, Pay with GasBuddy, has saved Americans more than $4.5 million at the pumps since its launch in 2017.

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