City offering sandbags and latest info on Tropical Storm Hannah

Robin Bradshaw

The City of Alice will be offering sandbags today from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Recycling Center on 103 West 3rd Street, in response to Tropical Storm Hannah.

Tropical Depression #8 is now officially Tropical Storm Hannah and is expected to produce 4 to 8 inches of rain with isolated maximum totals of 12 inches through Sunday night in south Texas, the National Hurricane Center said.

"This rain may result in life-threatening flash flooding, rapid rises on small streams, and isolated minor to moderate river flooding," the center warned.