UPDATE: Slidell, La. - The Mayor and City Council announced that several sand bag locations will open at 6 a.m. on Saturday. Locations include the corner of Pontchartrain Drive and Lee Street; the tennis courts located at Cleveland Avenue off Sgt. Alfred Drive; the parking area at the corner of Rue Rochelle and Independence Drive; John Slidell Park; and the VFW on Kaycee Drive. There is a limit of 15 sandbags per household.
Customers who sometimes have issues during heavy rain events, especially in West Slidell, may experience backups depending on the amount of rainfall. If you need to reach the City of Slidell during the storm, please call (985) 643-6140.