Storm Prep: Where to Get Sandbags - NBC Southern California

Storm Prep: Where to Get Sandbags



    5 Falltacular Ways to Connect With Your Family
    In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, a mangled car sits in a neighborhood devastated by a mudslide, in Montecito, Calif. Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed multiple people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    As rains are expected in Southern California, residents living in fire burn areas were urged to take precautions and prepare for mudslide risks.

    The Riverside County Emergency Management Department warned residents near Idyllwild and Lake Elsinore that rain in the Cranston and Holy fire areas could trigger mud and debris flows in locations where the vegetation was consumed by the fires.

    The region could see a few light showers in the morning but the bulk of the heavier rain and thunderstorms will come in the afternoon and evening, said NBC4 Meteorologist Anthony Yanez.

    Below are links to areas in Southern California where you can get sandbags:

    Get the latest from NBC4 anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android