LIST: Open storm shelters for overnight severe weather

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ALABAMA (WIAT) — Central Alabama is expecting severe weather overnight (see related). Here is a compilation, which will update hourly, of open storm shelters in each county.  Take the necessary precautions, be safe! 

NOTE: Certain counties will be hyperlinked to maps and other websites with more information.

Shelby County:

Westover City Storm Shelter– OPEN
3312 Westover Road, Westover, Ala.

Vincent Community Storm Shelter — OPEN
5384 Hwy 62 Vincent, Ala.

Calera Community Storm Shelter — OPEN
790 8th Avenue, Calera, Ala. 35040

West Shelby Community Shelter — OPEN
4175 Hwy 22, Montevallo, Ala. 

Harpersville Senior Center — OPEN
39231 Hwy 25m Harpersville, Ala. 35078

Columbiana Community Storm Shelter — OPEN
107 Mildred Street, Columbiana, Ala. 35051

Vandiver-Strerrett Storm Shelter- OPEN
Vandiver-Sterrett Senior Center

Walker County 


Per The Mountain Eagle:

16767 Highway 69

607 Fourth Ave.

1220 Thach Loop 

283 Park Rd.

Hale County

Greensboro Baptist Church
The intersection of Hwy 25 and Main Street
Moundville – Moundville Fire Dept adjacent to City Hall.
Newbern – storm shelter, adjacent to the Auburn Rural Studios Brown House

Bibb County


Woodstock School– OPEN

Cullman County Shelter locations:

Blount County

McAdory Area 



City of Cordova


Copeland Ferry

St.Clair County

All FEMA and Save Haven Shelters are open when a Tornado Watch is issued for St Clair County

FEMA Storm Shelters

City of Margaret FEMA Storm Shelter #1
1814 South Hillcrest Road
Margaret, AL 35112

City of Margaret FEMA Storm Shelter #2
155 Foxtrot Way, corner of RockCrest and Clearview Rd -enter thru Rock Crest, 1st road on right past 4-way stop
Odenville, AL 35120

City of Margaret FEMA Storm Shelter #3
888 Woodland Circle/Sanie Rd/County Rd 6
Margaret, AL 35112

City of Margaret FEMA Storm Shelter #4
Woodland Ridge Road
Margartet, AL 35112

City of Odenville FEMA Storm Shelter
200 Alabama Street
Odenville, AL 35120

City of Riverside FEMA Storm Shelter
379 Depot Street
Riverside, AL 35135

Shoal Creek FEMA Storm Shelter #1
13370 Shoal Creek Road
Ashville, AL 35953

Shoal Creek FEMA Storm Shelter #2
4170 Shoal Creek Road
Ashville, AL 35953

City of Springville FEMA Storm Shelter
585 Village Springs Road
Springville, AL

Safe Haven Shelters

Pell City Courthouse Basement 
1815 Cogswell Ave
Pell City, AL 35125

Ashville Courthouse Basement
100 6th Ave 
Ashville, AL 35953

Talladega County

Tuscaloosa County

Marion County CLICK for interactive Map

Carbon Hill

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