With predicted thunderstorms on the way, Lafayette Consolidated Government announced July 17 that sand has been made available.

The two locations are self-serve. LCG will have sand and sandbags available to the public, but members of the public will need to bring their own shovel and expect to bag the sand themselves.

Residents are asked to take no more than 20 bags per household. The sand and bags will be located in the following areas, which will be accessible to the public at any time.

NORTH DISTRICT: 130 Shantel Rd. in Lafayette. N. University to Dugas Rd. Take the 2nd left onto Shantel Road.

SOUTH DISTRICT: 1017 Fortune Rd. in Youngsville. Verot School Road to Fortune Road. Go past the 4-way stop sign at Bonin Road. Location on the left past the roundabout.