Johnston residents concerned about flooding can pick up sandbags today at the town's Department of Public Works garage, 100 Irons Ave. off George Waterman Road.
The sandbags are self-serve, and residents are allowed up to 10 sandbags each.
Local officials also remind residents who need to evacuate that the Johnston Senior Center, Johnston High School, and Ferri Middle school are designated shelters.
Anyone needing shelter is instructed to call the Johnston Police Department at 231-8100.
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