Posted: Jan 31, 2023, 11:58 AM
Northwest Louisiana and much of east Texas and southwest Arkansas is under a flood watch through 4 p.m. Thursday with rain expected to continue, according to the National Weather Service.
Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is possible throughout the area, leading to the potential for flooding of area waterways and low-lying areas.
Sandbags have been stockpiled by the Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department and are available to parish residents at no cost. Residents may pick up sandbags at five locations throughout the parish.