In preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Alex, the City of McAllen has announced sand bag distribution locations. Shovels and bags will be provided. Residents are asked to provide proof of residency, such as a utility bill.

Sand bag distribution will be open from Monday June 28, 2010 3:00PM today until midnight and tomorrow morning, Tuesday June 29, 2010 from 7:00AM until midnight.

Sand bag Distribution Locations:

Old Wal-Mart 23rd and Nolana

Civic Center Expressway 83 and 10th Street