|Published:||Jun 06, 2013 10:35 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 06, 2013 10:35 AM EDT|
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The city of St. Petersburg is handing out sand bags to residents concerned about flooding from Tropical Storm Andrea.
The sand bags will be distributed from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at two locations in St. Petersburg.
Officials say 20 bags per vehicle are allowed. Residents who have city-issued bags from previous storms are encouraged to bring them for refilling.
Sand bags will be given to people who have identification verifying city residency. Officials say a Florida driver's license is preferred.
The locations for sand bag distribution are Northeast Park, 875 62nd Ave. NE and Frank W. Pierce Center/Bartlett Park, 2000 Seventh St. S.
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