City of Alexandria urges Rapides Parish residents to use caution - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

City of Alexandria urges Rapides Parish residents to use caution, possible flash floods

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The City of Alexandria urges neighbors to help keep storm water drains clear of debris so that water may drain freely from city streets.

The City also warns motorists to stay clear of low lying areas and above all do not drive through standing water. If you do get stuck call 911 immediately. Failing to avoid standing water creates a public safety hazard and puts you, your passengers and other motorists at risk as well as unnecessarily putting first responders at risk.

The City of Alexandria is making sand bags available for those citizens who may need them. They are available at the City Compound under the Red Roofs, 2021 Industrial Park Road. Pull to the back of the compound and workers will load them for you.

For more information call 441-6231.

 

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