EL PASO, Texas -

Seasonal sandbag distribution sites will open early Tuesday and Wednesday this week so customers can prepare for the expected heavy rainfall in El Paso.

Hours will be extended at the Mission Valley, west, central and east areas of El Paso, and hours remain the same at the Stormwater Operations Center.

Normal hours will resume Thursday.

Northeast Stormwater Operations Center
4801 Fred Wilson Ave.
Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat-Sun 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

West: Artcraft Booster Station
7830 Paseo Del Norte
Daily  12:00 p.m. - 8:00pm
Sept. 6   2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 7  8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Central: Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant
913 S. Boone Street
Daily   2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 6  12:00 p.m. - 8:00pm
Sept. 7  8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

East: Cielo Vista Booster Station
9428 Daugherty Drive
Daily  2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 6  12:00 p.m. - 8:00pm
Sept. 7  8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Mission Valley: Blackie Chesher Park
9292 Escobar Drive
Daily  2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 6  12:00 p.m. - 8:00pm
Sept. 7   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Customers in flood-prone areas are encouraged to have sandbags on hand before the heavy rains begin. The limit is 15 bags per visit.