US sees avocado shortage ahead of the Super Bowl

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US sees avocado shortage ahead of the Super Bowl. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on January 12, 2019.

An avocado shortage could have an impact on your Super Bowl party.

Farmers in Mexico are struggling to get avocados across the border because of a major gas shortage.

Americans generally eat 100,000 tons of avocados during Super Bowl week.

Only 27,000 tons have shipped so far.

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