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City Prepared for Weather-Related Issues Sandbags Available at Las Cruces Fire Stations 2017

Another round of heavy rain and strong winds struck Las Cruces late this afternoon and the City of Las Cruces is mobilizing resources to help protect residents and property.

City personnel will monitor weather conditions throughout the night and street crews will respond as needed to help ensure safe roadways.

The Las Cruces Fire Department is also making sandbags available to Las Cruces residents. The number of sandbags is limited to 10 per homeowner.

Sandbags are intended to keep water from entering a dwelling so they should be placed around doorways and other entrances that are susceptible to flooding.

They are not intended to protect landscaping or vegetation.

Las Cruces residents may pick up sandbags at any of the following fire stations:

Station #1: 201 E Picacho Ave.

Station#2: 1199 E. Foster Rd.

Station#3: 390 N. Valley Dr.

Station #4: 2802 E. Missouri Ave.

Station #5: 5998 Bataan Memorial E.

Station #6: 2750 Northrise Dr.