Update: Friday 4:31 p.m.

Officials with the city of the Amarillo said sandbag distribution is closed on Friday after all the allotted sandbags were distributed.

Update: Friday 2:53 p.m.

Officials with the city of Amarillo said that they received another shipment of sandbags Friday afternoon and they are available at the north parking lot of the Amarillo Civic Center Complex.

City officials will be on-site helping to disseminate the sandbags until they are depleted.

Update: Thursday, 9 a.m.

According to officials with the City of Amarillo, the supply of sandbags from the week’s distribution efforts has been used with no more left available.

“If and when If and when additional supplies arrive, notification will be made through usual city communication outlets,” said officials, “Almost 6,000 sandbags were distributed to the public as of Wednesday. Final numbers are not yet available.”

Original Story:

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the city of Amarillo announced that city officials will continue to hand out sandbags to Amarillo residents in the midst of ongoing flooding and rain Wednesday afternoon and Thursday in the north parking lot of the Amarillo Civic Center Complex.

According to a tweet from the city of Amarillo, city officials will be handing out sandbags until 6 p.m. Wednesday and begin distribution at 7 a.m. Thursday at the north parking lot of the Amarillo Civic Center Complex. On Thursday, the distribution will remain open until all sandbags have been distributed.

City of Amarillo officials told MyHighPlains.com that so far, almost 6,000 sandbags have been made and given out in Amarillo, totaling around 12,000 distributed in both Amarillo and Canyon.

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