In a story Jan. 31 about some propane customers being warned to stock up in the event of colder weather, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the propane supply was low in New England. Officials say that the supply was low earlier in January but that it improved by the time the story was published.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Propane customers warned to stock up before next cold snap

Propane dealers are urging customers to stock up now, before the next cold snap

By The Associated Press

Propane dealers are urging customers to stock up now, before the next cold snap.

The Propane Gas Association of New England is asking customers who don’t have automatic deliveries to check their supply now and schedule deliveries at least 10 days in advance.

The cold stretch from late December into January caused an unexpected increase in demand. Michael Todd from the New Hampshire governor’s office said demand for propane and oil was up by as much as 45 percent.

The low supply has since improved thanks to shipments over the past week.

Paul Bogan from Sea-3 propane terminal in Newington, New Hampshire, said, “You could say it’s coming in the nick of time.”

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