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Kenny Martin tosses sandbags into the back of his truck as people grab sandbags from the storage container at the Prairieville Fire Department located on LA-73 in Ascension Parish Friday August 27, 2021, in Prairieville, La.

Ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas impacting Louisiana, officials in the capital region are putting out sandbags for the public to prepare.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch in the Baton Rouge metro area in anticipation of 6 to 8 inches of rainfall through Friday.

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Below is a running list of the parishes and locations for sandbags. Residents should bring their own shovels to fill the sandbags. To view sand locations near you click here.


BREC Airline Highway Fairgrounds, 16072 Airline Highway

BREC Alsen Park, 601 Old Rafe Mayer Road

BREC Cadillac Street, 6117 Cadillac St.

BREC Doyles Bayou Park, 7801 Port Hudson-Pride Road

BREC Flannery Road Park, 801 S. Flannery Road

BREC Hartley-Vey at Gardere Park, 1702 Gardere Lane

BREC Lovett Road Park, 13443 Lovett Road

BREC Memorial Stadium, 1702 Foss St.

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8th Ward Fire Department on LA 445, 42382 LA-445, Ponchatoula, LA 70454

8th Ward Fire Station on LA 22 in Bedico, 27475 Highway 22, Ponchatoula, LA 70454

Ponchatoula East Station 4 at the corner of Sandhill Cemetery Road and LA 22,

Ponchatoula West Station 3 on the corner of Morgan Drive and LA 22,

Husser Fire Station on LA 445, 56299 Highway 445, Husser, LA 70442

Natalbany Fire on LA 1064, 48026 Galafora Road Tickfaw, LA 70466

Baptist Fire Station, 44532 S Baptist Rd, Hammond, LA 70403

Wilmer Fire Station, 22115 LA-10, Kentwood, LA 70444

Independence Fire Station, 153 W 7th St, Independence, LA 70443

Loranger Fire Station, and 53096 LA-40, Loranger, LA 70446

Kentwood Volunteer Fire Station on LA 38 East. 14464 La Hwy 38 Kentwood, La 70444

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