"Blood is as perishable as it is precious", Botos said. "That's the main thing right now is that if our people want to do something and they are healthy then please donate blood". And show up they did.
By 10 a.m., ABC News estimated that the wait at one location had reached five hours, as hundreds of people lined up to try and be of service.
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"Only about 5 percent of eligible people do give and so it's a very small portion of the population that makes sure that all the patients are cared for", said Rhamy.
Already, though, the local Las Vegas community and communities across the country are coming forward in solidarity to support and honor those impacted by this senseless shooting.
MORE | Here's how you can sign up to give blood to Bonfils in Colorado. Uber is offering free rides to people who want to donate blood today.
Blood from Colorado has not been sent to Las Vegas- yet.
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To donate blood, call the American Red Cross of Central Minnesota in St. Cloud at 320-251-7641 or stop by their offices at 1301 West St. Germain Street.
BloodSource stands ready to send blood to Las Vegas if needed.
"The first 24 hours is extremely crucial, which is why it's important for donors to actually continually come in throughout the year so that theres a stable supply of blood on the shelf".
A unit of blood has a shelf life of 42 days, and the surplus will challenge blood banks to distribute and use it in a timely manner.
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The gulf's water temperatures are still in the mid 80s - well warm enough to promote tropical development, Norman said. I would say it is doubtful that the system becomes a hurricane due to dry air west of the path, and westerly shear.
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