Sandbag locations open across Tampa Bay area in preparation for Hurricane Michael

TAMPA BAY, Fla. — To prepare for the heavy rainfall brought by Hurricane Michael, the Tampa Bay area is providing several sandbag locations so that citizens can prepare for potential flooding.

Don't forget, when picking up sandbags, you must provide proper identification that shows you are a resident in that area (valid Driver's license or utility bill will work as identification).

EVACUATIONS | Evacuation orders ahead of Hurricane Michael

SCHOOL CLOSINGS | Official list of school closings

BE PREPARED | ABC Action News Hurricane Center

RELATED: Tampa Bay under State of Emergency

 

CITRUS COUNTY

  • Crystal River Fire Station: 650 NW 3rd Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428
    • Self-serve
  • Area 1: 4508 S. Grandmarch Ave. Homosassa (Near Grover Cleveland Blvd.)
    • Open Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. & Tuesday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Limit of 25 bags per vehicle
  • Area 5: 7490 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Crystal River (Near Dan's Clam Stand  on opposite side of the road)
    • Open Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. & Tuesday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Limit of 25 bags per vehicle

HERNANDO COUNTY

  • Anderson Snow Park: 1360 Anderson Snow Road in Spring Hill,
    • Open Monday until 6 p.m. & Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
    • Limit of 15 bags per person
  • Linda Pederson Park: 6300 Shoal Line Boulevard near Hernando Beach
    • Open Monday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. & Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Park will be closed for recreational use during this time) 
    • Limit of 15 bags per person

PASCO COUNTY 

  • Fire Station #17: 2951 Seven Springs Blvd, New Port Richey
    • Self-serve; Open 24 hours a day (Starting at 1 p.m. on Oct. 8)
  • Veterans Memorial Park: 14333 Hicks Rd, Hudson
    • Self-serve; Open 24 hours a day (Starting at 1 p.m. on Oct. 8)
  • Magnolia Valley Golf Course Clubhouse: 7223 Massachusetts Ave, New Port Richey
    • Self-serve; Open 24 hours a day
  • C-Barn: 30908 Warder Road, San Antonio
    • Self-serve; Open 24 hours a day
  • Public Works Operations Center: 6132 Pine Hill Rd. (Sandbags) & 6420 Pine Hill Rd (Sand)
    • Self-serve; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • 10 sandbags per household

PINELLAS COUNTY

  • Tarpon Springs Splash Park Parking Lot: Live Oak Street at Safford Avenue
    • 10 sandbags per person
  • Dodecanese Boulevard at Roosevelt
    • 10 sandbags per person
  • Dorsett Park: E. Harrison Street at S. Levis Avenue
    • 10 sandbags per person
  • Egan Park: 9101 Blind Pass Rd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

  • Highlander Park: From 2pm-8pm, limit 15/household

BE PREPARED: ABC Action News Hurricane Center

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