As, the National Weather Service and National Hurricane Center continue to monitor the progress and track of Tropical Storm Ida which is expected to make landfall as a hurricane along the Louisiana coastline, the Natchitoches Office of Emergency Preparedness and City of Natchitoches has announced that sandbags will be available today, August 27, 2021, at the Natchitoches Public Works Department located at 110 Mill Street, Natchitoches between the hours of 10:30am and 4:30pm.

Additional updates concerning Tropical Storm Ida will be released as they become available.