First responders are urging residents to prepare a strong winter storm that is expected to hit the Valley this week.
The expected heavy rainfall throughout California brings a chance for flooding in certain areas.
Sandbags are being given out to residents in several counties across the Valley ahead of the storm.
You can find sandbags at the following locations in Fresno, Merced, Mariposa, Madera, and Tulare counties:
Clovis Corporation Yard
Address: 155 N. Sunnyside Ave
*Note: Maximum of 10 per household.
Area 4 Road Yard
Address: 12855 W. G Street
Area 7 Road Yard
Address: 9400 N. Matus
Area 8 Road Yard
Address: 9525 E. Olive
Area 11 Road Yard
Address: 33148 Auberry Road
Address: 11284 Ballico Ave.
Address: 9255 Cressey Way
Address: 6056 Acacia St.
Address: 8047 W. Dairy Lane
Address: 10537 S. Hwy 59
Address: 3360 N. McKee Rd.
Address: 961 Gur Rd and Hwy 140
Address: 2165 W. Wardrobe Ave.
Address: 9234 E. Broadway
Address: 29190 Centinella Rd.
Address:15974 Lewis St. (209) 563-6661
Address: 2738 Lander Ave
Address: 47050 Road 417, Coarsegold
Address: 53488 Road 200, North Fork
Address: 48355 Liberty Drive, Oakhurst
Address: Dirt Lot Between Animal Control Shelter and Madera County Jail (14225 Road 28, Madera)
Address: 25950 Avenue 18 1/2, Madera, CA 93638
Address: 35141 Bonadelle Avenue, Madera
Address: 360 North 1st Street, Chowchilla
Address: 130 South 2" Street, Chowchilla, CA 93610
Address: 122 Trinity Avenue, Chowchilla
Hours: After City Hall Business Hours Only
Location: Across from the fairgrounds
Location: Behind County Fire station 24.
*Note: Bags and sand on site for self-filling needs, you will need a shovel.
Address: 336 N. Ben Maddox Way, Visalia
Hours: 8 am to 4 pm
Sandbags can also be picked up at the following Tulare County Fire Department stations: