Sandbags available for St. Landry Parish residents ahead of heavy rainfall expected Wednesday

UPDATE from the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office: 

The parish sandbag site is still in operation.

The City of Eunice has opened up the City Barn on Bobcat Dr. for those needing sandbags.

The Town of Arnaudville will be issuing out sandbags tomorrow.

Beginning tomorrow around 9 am to 12 noon the first of two systems will be moving through the parish.

The second system will be later on Wednesday around 8 pm to 12 midnight.

Both systems will bring the severe weather with wind gusts in the 15 to 25 mph range.

Rain totals ranging from 3 to 6 inches will be possible which could cause some flash flooding, especially in the areas that received significant rainfall on Sunday morning.

Please monitor weather conditions over the next 48 hrs.

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Officials in St. Landry Parish have made sandbags available due to the heavy rainfall experienced on Sunday and expected rainfall projected for Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Residents needing sandbags can pick them up at the St. Landry Parish Government Yambilee Building located at 1939 W. Landry St. in Opelousas.

This is a fill your own site, so please bring your own shovel. Sand and bags will be available.

This location will be open today and tomorrow until 8 p.m.




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