As flash flood watches go into effect for the majority of Pine Belt counties, emergency management agencies are helping residents prepare for potential flood dangers.
The following areas in WDAM's viewing area are under flash flood watches beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday: Forrest, Lamar, Wayne, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Perry, Marion, and Covington.
Emergency management officials in the following locations said they will give out sandbags to residents to use during the flash flood watch.
Those counties not listed above are either not providing sandbags, or are waiting for more developments during the storm to order them.
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If your home or community is damaged in the storms, contact your county's Emergency Management Agency here.