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Dorian is projected to hit Florida and the Tampa Bay Area is helping you prepare for the storm.

Bay News 9 made a list of sand bag locations and when to pick them up:


The City of New Port Richey will open sand bag operations for city residents only. Residents must show proof of City residency and bring their own shovel, as this is a self-service station.

Where: Public Works Operations Center 6132 Pine Hill Road and sand is available at 6420 Pine Hill Road.

When: Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The City of Pinellas Park is opening a self-service sand bag site for residents only. Residents can get up to 10 sand bags each. Residents must show a water bill and/or valid driver’s license indicating they are a resident of Pinellas Park in order to receive their sand bags. Pick up location and times are:

Where: Helen Howarth Park 6401 94th Ave N. Pinellas Park, FL 33781

When: Thursday, August 29th from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Friday, August 30th from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Weekend TBD)

For more information about sand bags, please contact the Public Works Department at 727-369-5617.


Sand bag fill sites will open Wednesday for Polk County residents preparing for Tropical Storm Dorian.A maximum of 10 sandbags will be provided to each household to help prevent water intrusion into the home. Please bring your own shovel.


  • Mulberry – 900 NE 5th St., Mulberry, (863) 519-4734
  • Lakeland – 8970 N. Campbell Road, Lakeland (863) 815-6701
  • Fort Meade – 1061 NE 9th St., Fort Meade (863) 285-6588
  • Frostproof – 350 County Road 630A, Frostproof (863) 635-7879
  • Auburndale – 1701 Holt Road, Auburndale (863) 965-5524
  • Dundee – 805 Dr. Martin Luther King St. SW, Dundee, (863) 421-3367

When: All sites will remain open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. On Friday, only the Fort Meade and Frostproof sites will remain open. On Monday, only the Mulberry, Lakeland, Auburndale and Dundee sites will be open. However, this could change depending on the storm’s track and intensity.

*Locations/Times/Dates are subject to change without notice*