Forecasters from the National Hurricane Center are monitoring a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. This system has a chance in developing into a major storm and could possibly affect the Acadiana area. As right now, the chance is small but still it is important to be prepared.
Sand bags are available. Here is a list from KLFY.
Lafayette City and Parish locations:
North District site at 400 Dugas Road (located off North University Avenue)
Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville — Limit sandbags to four bags per exterior door, and a maximum of 20 bags per household
Scott Public Works Building at 118 Lions Club Rd. — Self-bagging station, bring your own shovel.
City Hall, 310 E. Main Street (behind City Hall)
Deer Meadow Subdivision (corner of Deer Meadow Boulevard and Myette Point Street)
Broadview Drive (by Broussard Community Center) Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower. Sandbag stations are open until the threat of heavy rain has passed.
Community Center, 5115 N. University Avenue (behind the Community Center) Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.
Duson Park at South A Street Self-bagging, bring shovel and manpower.
Foster Park at 399 2nd Street in Youngsville. Assistance available for the elderly and people with disabilities.