Created: 07/31/2014 10:33 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for a 60 percent chance of precipitation through Saturday night and 50 percent on Sunday. In the event of flooding, the Las Cruces Fire Department is making sandbags available to Las Cruces residents.
The number of sandbags is limited to 10 per homeowner. They are intended to keep water from entering a dwelling so they should be placed around doorways and other entrances that are susceptible to flooding.
The sandbags are not intended to protect landscaping or vegetation.
Las Cruces residents may pick up sandbags at any of the following fire stations:
Station #1: 201 E Picacho Ave.
Station#2: 1199 E. Foster Rd.
Station#3: 390 N. Valley Dr.
Station #4: 2802 E. Missouri Ave.
Station #5: 5998 Bataan Memorial E.
Station #6: 2750 Northrise Dr.