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GMA: Storm prep continues Thursday

Posted: 7:36 AM, Jul 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-16 13:15:35-04
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Residents of Acadiana have begun prepping for the storm, grabbing sandbags from several locations and stopping at local stores to stock up on needed supplies.

Abby Breidenbach was LIVE in Delcambre on Thursday, July 11 as South Louisiana prepares for the arrival of Potential Tropical Cyclone Two. The system could be upgraded to a tropical depression sometime on Thursday morning. For the latest weather from the KATC Weather Lab: Track shifts slightly east

Storm prep continues Thursday ahead of storm arrival

Hurricane and storm surge watches are already in effect for Vermilion, Iberia, St. Mary, and Cameron Parishes ahead of the storm.

Flash flood watches have also been posted in several parishes. Voluntary evacuations have been issued for low lying areas that are prone to flooding. To see those evacuations, click here .

For a list of sandbag locations, click here . Sand bag locations in Breaux Bridge and Youngsville have run out of sand, but officials say that more will be brought in on Thursday.

KATC has a list of resources to keep you prepared before, during and after the storm. Tracking the Tropics: Resources ahead of the storm

For more coverage on the storm preps across Acadiana, see the stories below.

City of Youngsville preparing for tropical disturbance

Volunteers helping elderly residents with sandbags

Shoppers prepare for storm

Cypremort Point prepares for threat of storm