Officials in Alexandria and D.C. say sandbags will be distributed Sunday ahead of Hurricane Sandy's arrival.
In Alexandria, home and business owners can get up to 5 sandbags from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Proof of residency is required. The sandbags will be distributed in two locations: George Washington Middle School parking lot, located at 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue, and the intersection of King and Lee streets in Old Town Alexandria.
In D.C. , sandbags will be given out from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Van Buren and 3rd Street, NW. There is five bag maximum per car.
Both a High Wind Warning and a Flood Watch are in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning.