Delray Beach, UNITED STATES
People buy plywood in preparation of hurricane Frances in Florida.
Ann Marie Mullen (R) is pushed along by Pete Karolkowski, as they wait in line to buy plywood at the Home Depot in Delray Beach, Florida, September 1, 2004. Hurricane Frances, a growing menace with 140 mph winds, barreled toward the Turks and Caicos and Bahamas islands and put millions of people along Florida's heavily populated east coast on alert. REUTERS/Marc Serota MS