UPDATE: Sandbags available this weekend

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Bossier City employees prepare sandbags for residents.

Update:

The City of Bossier City will continue to make sandbags available to Bossier City residents Saturday, Feb. 24, and Sunday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.at the city’s Public Service Complex, 3223 Old Shed Road. Sandbags are available today at that same location until 5 p.m.

The National Weather Service is forecasting thunderstorms, some potentially heavy, on Saturday, and a chance of afternoon showers on Sunday.

Original post:

The City of Bossier City will have sandbags available for Bossier City residents Wednesday from 8 a.m. until  3 p.m. at the city’s Public Service Complex, 3223 Old Shed Road.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the area from 6 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Thursday. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast with a slow moving frontal boundary. Rainfall totals are expected between 3 and 6 inches, with some isolated higher amounts possible.