Sandbags offered due to threat of flooding


Due to the threat of flooding, sand and bags are being made available to residents by the city of Lake Oswego at two locations:

* Lake Oswego Skate Park at 5520 Willow Lane (at the entrance).

* Hazelia Field, 17800 Stafford Road.

The National Weather Services has issued a flood warning for the metro area through Friday evening.

Citizens can take as many bags as necessary, but they will need to fill their own bags. Shovels will not be provided.

Sandbags will be available until the risk of flooding recedes.

For additional locations for sand and sandbags in Clackamas County, go to the Web site at .

For further information, call the city of Lake Oswego Maintenance Services Department at 503-635-0280.