Is it too soon to think about sandbags? Of course not, as the old Boy Scouts used to say: Be Prepared.

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Whether an organized system becomes a depression, tropical storm or hurricane, if it comes our way it means rain, on top of the already moist spring we've had. So, once again, here are locations in SWLA to pick up sandbags. You must transport them, bring a shovel (though some locations have pre-filled) and be polite and courteous on site. Also listed at the end are sandbags for Orange County, Texas.

Calcasieu Parish

East Ward 1 Barn – 461 Parish Road, Moss Bluff

Ward 2 Barn – 7085 La. 14, East Hayes

East Ward 3 Old Barn – 2320 Smith Road, Lake Charles

East Ward 3 Public Works Facility – James Sudduth Parkway

West Ward 4 Public Works facility – 2915 Post Oak Road, Sulphur

Ward 6 Barn – 1275 Plum St., DeQuncy

Ward 8 Barn – 1726 Parish Barn Rd, Iowa

Allen Parish

Oakdale – Parish Barn, 518 Hwy 1152

Oberlin – Parish Barn, 1217 Cottongin Road

Kinder – Parish Barn, 203 S. 10th Street

Beauregard Parish

Maintenance Yard – 1203 3rd Ave., DeRidder (near the airport)

Jeff Davis Parish

Jennings Police Jury Road Yard on the Airport Road

Lake Arthur Community Center

Woodlawn Fire Station

Welsh Police Jury Yard by the Community Center

Hathaway Fire Station on Hwy 102

Fenton Police Jury Yard on Estes Road

Lacassine Fire Station on Ann Street

Orange County Texas

Precinct No. One - 10375 N. Hwy 87, Orange, Texas

Precinct No. Two - 2600 Lawrence Road, Orange, Texas

Precinct No. Three - 2505 W. Round Bunch FM 1442, Bridge City, Texas

Precinct No. Four - 345 Claiborne St., Vidor, Texas

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