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Tampa Sandbag Sites Closing at 2pm

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Sand bags

The City of Tampa's Emergency Management teams continue to prepare for Hurricane Ian, which may significantly impact the region and cause serious flooding. As a precaution, the City of Tampa continues to activate the three self-serve sandbag distribution sites from 9am-2pm today. The car line will close at 2pm sharp, or while supplies last. Please be prepared for long lines. 

Himes Avenue Complex
4501 S. Himes Avenue, Tampa, FL 33611

Al Barnes Park (Line starts on 21st Ave.)
2902 N. 32nd Street, Tampa, FL 33605

Barksdale at MacFarlane Park (Line starts on Spruce St.)
1700 N MacDill Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607
Site between Maxwell and Renfrew

The City of Tampa Parks & Recreation team will have bags, sand and shovels available. Please be ready to park your car to make and load your sand bags, which will be limited to 10 bags per carload. Assistance will be made available to help those who cannot fill their own sandbags. We encourage everyone to please help your neighbors in line to help speed up the process.

Mayor Jane Castor continues to encourage residents to prepare now by taking the following steps: 

▪️Stay informed with Alert Tampa 
▪️Follow @AlertTampa on Twitter 
▪️Text TAMPAREADY to 888-777
▪️Text TAMPALISTA to 888-777 for alerts in Spanish 
▪️Register at Tampa.gov/AlertTampa for voicemails and emails 
▪️Have a plan and stay informed
▪️Create your Disaster Supply Kit

Additionally, remember your evacuation zone may have recently changed. Make sure to find your correct and updated evacuation zone. 

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