SHREVEPORT, LA - Flash flooding is happening in several spots around north Louisiana. Rains are expected to continue for several more hours and flood warnings are in place for Shreveport and Bossier City.

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Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Sandbags are now being made available to some residents in the area.

Where Can Residents of North Louisiana Get Sandbags?

Shreveport will have sandbags available at streets and drainage at 3825 Mansfield Road. Hours are from 7:30am-5pm.

Bossier City leaders are making sandbags available to the public on Wednesday. Residents in need of sandbags can pick them up from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Public Works complex at 3223 Old Shed Rd.

The Bossier Police Jury has sandbags available at the following locations:

Highway Department, 410 Mayfield, Benton, 318-965-3752.

South Bossier Fire District #2, 1325 Robinson Rd., Elm Grove, 318-987-2555

Haughton Fire District #1, 4494 Hwy 80, Haughton, 318-949-9440

Town of Plain Dealing, 205 W. Palmetto, Plain Dealing

Town of Haughton, 120 W. McKinley Ave, Haughton, 318-949-9401

The highway department operates between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

DeSoto Parish has sandbags available for those who want them. Parish Administrator Michael Norton says each household will be limited to 20 sandbags. Identification as a parish resident is required since there are a limited number of sandbags available.
They can be picked up at the Police Jury's Road Department located at 424 Liberty Lane in Grand Cane.
From Bossier Parish Police Jury
From Bossier Parish Police Jury
Bossier Mayor Tommy Chandler says our area could see another five inches of rain over the next few days and he wants to offer this help to Bossier citizens.
Shreveport Bossier has had more than 4 inches of rain so far this year and we are expecting more rain over the next 24 hours.

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