Preparing for the possibility of flooding

Preparing for the possibility of flooding

Counties across Southeast Texas are preparing for the possibility of flooding this weekend ahead of storms coming into the area.

Aaron Tupper is Hardin County's Emergency Management Coordinator, and says the county isn't taking any chances.

"We plan for types of events like this and through planning we try to stay prepared in every event.

Below are a list of places you can get sandbags filled.

Jefferson County:

- Sand and sandbags located outside China City Hall and the Nome City gym.

Orange County:

- Precinct 3 and 4 will have sand and sandbags ready for anyone who needs them

Hardin County:

- Lumberton Fire Department and Precinct 4 Barn on Southland Dr. LFD will have it 24/7, while the barn is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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