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LIST: Storm shelters across North Alabama

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Published: Mar. 17, 2021 at 7:53 PM CDT|Updated: Feb. 17, 2022 at 2:28 PM CST
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This is a list of known weather shelters utilized in recent severe weather events. You should always call your local EMA office to confirm the location and ability of your nearest community shelter before a severe weather event.

Madison County: (256) 427-5130

  • Asbury Church Harvest - 8089 Wall Triana Highway, Harvest, Alabama 35748 (Pets allowed if crated)
  • Bobo Volunteer Fire Department - 7982 Old Railroadbed Rd., Ardmore, AL 35739
  • Gurley Rec Center - 311 3rd Street, Gurley, Alabama 35748
  • Good Shepherd United Methodist Church - 1418 Old Railroad Bed Rd, Madison AL 35757
  • Harvest Youth Club - 230 Lockhart Road, Harvest, AL 35749
  • Killingsworth Cove VFD - 876 Killingsworth Cove Road, Gurley, Alabama 35748
  • Maysville Community Shelter - 1076 Brownsboro Road, Gurley, Alabama 35748
  • Meridianville Volunteer Fire Department - 464 Patterson Ln. Meridianville, AL 35759
  • Moores Mill VFD - 7416 Moore Mill Road, Huntsville, AL 35811 (Pets allowed if crated)
  • New Hope - 5507 Main Drive, New Hope, AL 35760
  • Owens Cross Roads Town Hall - 9032 U.S. 431, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
  • Triana Community Shelter - 280 Zeirdt Road, Madison, Alabama 35758

Colbert County: (256) 386-8558

  • Allsboro - 959 Old Natchez Trace Rd., Cherokee
  • Barton - 53 Plaza Court, Cherokee
  • Cherokee - 1211 2nd St., Cherokee
  • Maud - 535 Gypsy Loop, Cherokee
  • North Red Rock – 3364 Red Rock Road, Cherokee
  • Rose Trail Park - 43 Rose Trail Park, Cherokee
  • Abbie Church Site - 11214 6TH ST
  • LaGrange – 1648 Waldrep Loop, Leighton
  • Leighton - 8856 Main Street, Leighton
  • Underwood Crossroads - 12495 County Line Road, Leighton
  • Littleville - 1448 Jackson Hwy, Littleville
  • Colbert Alloys Park - 267 Alloys Park Ln, Muscle Shoals
  • Ford City - 14439 County Line Rd., Muscle Shoals
  • Nitrate City - 982 7th St., Muscle Shoals
  • NW Shoals Community College - 105 Student Dr., Muscle Shoals
  • Appleton AV - 309 Appleton Ave., Sheffield
  • Manning Homes - 2312 NW 15th St., Sheffield
  • Rivermont - 423 Pickwick St., Sheffield
  • Michael Johnson Rec – 1920 NE 29th Street, Sheffield
  • Charity Chapel - 2999 Frankfort Road, Tuscumbia
  • Colbert Heights High School - 1614 Sunset Dr., Tuscumbia
  • County Road Dept. - 2842 Highway 20, Tuscumbia
  • Trenholm – 914 South Hickory Street
  • Trenholm (Southside of Tuscumbia) - 914 S Hickory St
  • Denton Road - 2844 Denton Rd., Tuscumbia
  • Highway 247 - 4651 Highway 247, Tuscumbia
  • Locust Shores - 74 Golden Rd., Tuscumbia
  • Spring Valley - 7147 Coburn Mountain Rd., Tuscumbia

Franklin County: (256) 577-0750

  • Russelville Park and Rec - 201 Ash Avenue
  • Old Jr. High School Lot - 511 Gains Avenue
  • Russellville Fire Station 2 - 15938 HWY 43 N
  • Westside PLZ Apartments - 1100 Adams Avenue
  • Russellville Courthouse - 410 Jackson Avenue N
  • Russellville United Methodist Church - 311 Jackson Avenue N
  • Chucky Mullins Center - 442 Hamilton Street
  • Blue Springs Fire Department - 3001 HWY 75
  • East Franklin - 10365 HWY 81
  • Gravel Hill Fire Department - 3675 Gravel Hill Road
  • Union Community Center - 5588 HWY 93
  • Tharptown Fire Department - 23 HWY 93
  • Belgreen Fire Department - 14141 HWY 524
  • Burnout Fire Department - 75 HWY 224
  • Frankfort Fire Department - 7464 HWY 41
  • Frog Pond Fire Department - 5215 Highway 22
  • Spruce Pine Community Center - 9312 HWY 22
  • Behind Hodges City Hall - 1842 HWY 172
  • Pleasant Site Fire Department - 2785 HWY 90
  • Vina Fire Department - 79 Chruch Street
  • Payne Creek Est. - 575 Highway 48
  • Town and Country - 27630 Highway 24 E.
  • Phil Campbell Comunity Center - 132 Sherry Bryce Drive
  • Bedford Sports Complex - 351 Highway 63
  • Phil Campbell City hall - 580 Railroad Street
  • Stalcup Circle - 19 Stalcup Circle
  • Nix Road Housing Authority - 3643 Nix Road
  • Pinion Drive Housing Authority - Pinion Drive
  • Tiny Tigers Preschool - 1100 4th Street NE
  • Red Bay Methodist Church - 509 4th Street SW
  • Red Bay Water Park - 640 2nd Avenue NE
  • Old Airport - 627 9th Avenue NW

DeKalb County: (256) 845-8569

  • Crossville - 14521 AL Highway 68 (next to fire department)
  • DeKalb County Courthouse Tunnel – 210 Grand Avenue SW, Fort Payne
  • Fyffe - 514 Campbell St. (next to town hall)
  • Geraldine - 41303 AL Highway 75 (Behind town hall)
  • Henagar - 1106 Greenbriar Dr.
  • Ider – 10808 AL Highway 75 (across from town hall)
  • Powell - 110 Broad Street North (across from town hall)
  • Rainsville - 76 Chavies Road (Behind Plainview School)
  • Shiloh - 2489 Main St., Rainsville (Behind fire department)
  • Sylvania - 14 Enterprise Street (Beside fire department)
  • Valley Head – 9600 AL Highway 117 (Adjacent to city park)

Lauderdale County: (256) 760-6363

  • Bank Independent - 11250 Hwy. 101, Lexington
  • Rogersville - 36 Wheeler Street
  • Elgin United Methodist Church - 2743 Hwy 101, Elgin
  • First Baptist Church of Anderson - 245 Church St., Anderson
  • First Baptist Church of Rogersville - 222 College Street (County Road 26), Rogersville
  • Killen United Methodist Church - 201 J.C. Mauldin Hwy. Killen
  • Killen Church of Christ - 1560 HWY 72
  • Lexington Town Hall (Old Vault Area) - 11060 Hwy. 101 (Don Michael), Lexington
  • North Wood United Methodist Church -1129 Wills Avenue (Behind Wok-n-Roll in North Florence, next to SunTrust Bank) Florence
  • Oakland Methodist Church, - 24305 Lauderdale County Highway 14, Florence
  • Petersville Church of Christ - 3601 Cloverdale Rd., Florence
  • Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church - 2705 County Rd 222, Florence
  • Rogersville – 2743 Highway 101
  • Rogersville Church of Christ - 450 College Street (County Road 26), Rogersville
  • Rogersville United Methodist Church - 51 Turner Lindsey Rd., Rogersville
  • Underwood/Petersville Community Center - 840 County Road 7 (Section Line Road), Florence
  • Williams Chapel Presbyterian Church - 6401 County Road 1 Waterloo
  • Waterloo – Lauderdale County Highway 45/Pea Ridge Road (One block west of Main Street downtown)

Lawrence County: (256)-974-7641

  • Moulton – 14201 Court Street
  • Moulton - 200 Almon Drive
  • Mt Hope - 3142 County Road 460
  • Veterans Park - 6229 County Road 214, Trinity
  • Red Bank - 1933 County Road 314, Town Creek
  • Courtland - 3581 Jefferson Street
  • Town Creek - 1025 Wallace Street
  • Hillsboro - 11720 Main Street
  • Speake - 6619 County Road 81, Danville
  • Hatton - 7044 Alabama Highway 101
  • Chalybeate - next to the Chalybeate Fire Station 69 County Road 296
  • Wren Community - 11440 Al Highway 33
  • Five Points Community - 7301 County Road 87
  • Loosier Community - 3157 County Road 150

Limestone County: (256) 232-2631

  • Ardmore City Hall – 25844 Main Street
  • Ardmore Community Center – 29910 Park Avenue
  • Ark of Promise Athens – 15159 Browns Ferry Road
  • Clements Volunteer Fire Department – 9158 U.S. Highway 72 West
  • Cowford – 14008 Grover Drive, Athens
  • Elkmont Volunteer Fire Department – 19663 Sandlin Road
  • Goodsprings Volunteer Fire Dept. – 33634 AL Highway 99, Anderson
  • Lester Post Office – 30306 Lester Road
  • Owens Volunteer Fire Dept. – 17196 Glaze Road, Athens
  • Former Owens Elementary School – 21465 AL Highway 99, Athens
  • Pine Ridge – 10078 Settle Road, Athens
  • Oak Grove-Thach Volunteer Fire Dept. – 27718 McKee Road, Toney
  • Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Dept. – 9080 Upper Snake Road, Athens
  • West Limestone High School – 10945 School House Road, Lester (Only open after school hours to public)
  • Wooley Springs Baptist Church – 26069 AL Highway 251, Elkmont
  • Hands Across Decatur Community Warming and Cooling Center - 1027 5th Avenue Southeast, Decatur

Jackson County: (256) 574-9344

  • Bridgeport - Shelter #1 - 602 Broadway Ave., Bridgeport, AL 35772
  • Bridgeport - Shelter #2 - 2101 5th St., Bridgeport, AL 35772
  • Bridgeport Elementary School - 1014 Jacobs Ave, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Bridgeport Middle School - 620 Jacobs Ave, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Bryant Elementary School - 6645 Alabama Highway 73, Bryant, AL 35958
  • Dutton Elementary School - 180 Main Street, Dutton AL 35744
  • Earnest Pruett Center of Technology - 29490 U. S. Highway 72, Hollywood, AL 35752
  • Flat Rock Elementary School - 788 County Road 326, Flat Rock, AL 35966
  • Higdon Park Storm Shelter - 28424 Al. Highway 71, Higdon, AL 35979
  • Hollywood Elementary School - 6369 County Road 33, Hollywood, AL 35752
  • Jackson County Courthouse - 102 E. Laurel St., Scottsboro, AL 35768
  • Langston - 9277 County Road 67, Langston, AL 35755
  • Macedonia Elementary School - 196 County Road 49, Section, AL 35772
  • North Jackson High School - 45549 Alabama Hwy 277, Stevenson, AL 35772
  • North Sand Mountain High School - 29333 Alabama Highway 71, Higdon, AL 35979
  • Paint Rock - 3881 U. S. 72, Paint Rock, AL 35764
  • Pisgah High School - 60 Metcalf St., Pisgah, AL 35765
  • Pisgah - 6209 County Road 88, Pisgah, AL 35765
  • Princeton Park Storm Shelter, 325 County Road 3, Princeton, AL 35766
  • Rosalie Elementary School - 162 County Road 355, Pisgah, AL 35765
  • Section High School - 141 Alabama Highway 71, Section, Al 35771
  • Skyline High School - 897 County Road 25, Scottsboro, AL 35768
  • Stevenson - Shelter #1 - 802 Kentucky Ave., Stevenson, AL 35772
  • Stevenson - Shelter #2 - 905 E. 2rd St., Stevenson, AL 35772
  • Stevenson - Shelter #3 - 107 Tennessee Ave., Stevenson, AL 35772
  • Stevenson Elementary School - 930 Old Mt. Carmel Rd., Stevenson, AL 35772
  • Stevenson Middle School - 701 Kentucky Ave. Stevenson, AL 35772
  • Woodville High School - 290 County Road 63, Woodville, AL 35776

Lawrence County: (256) 974-7641

  • Moulton - 14201 Court Street, Moulton (Across road from Moulton Senior Center)
  • Moulton - 200 Almon Drive, Moulton (Behind Western Sirloin Steakhouse)
  • Mt. Hope Senior Center - 3142 County Road 460, Mt Hope
  • Caddo Veterans Park - 6229 County Road 214, Trinity
  • Red Bank Park - 1933 County Road 314, Town Creek
  • Roy Coffey Park - 3581 Jefferson Street, Courtland
  • Town Creek - 1025 Wallace Street, Town Creek
  • Hillsboro - 11720 Main Street, Hillsboro (South of the Railroad Tracks)
  • Speake - 6619 County Road 81, Danville (Behind Speake Senior Site)
  • Hatton Senior Center - 7044 Alabama Highway 101, Town Creek
  • Hatton High School) - 6909 Al Highway 101, Town Creek
  • Chalybeate next door to the Chalybeate Fire Station on County Road 296
  • Wren Community next to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church 11440 Al Highway 33 Moulton
  • Five Points Community - 7301 County Road 87 Moulton (Next to Speake Fire Station Number 2)
  • Loosier Community - 3157 County Road 150, Town Creek

Morgan County: (256) 351-4620

  • Austin High School, 3004 Modaus Road, Decatur (Only open during non-school hours)
  • Brindlee Mountain Volunteer Fire Dept 4373 U.S. Hwy. 231 Union Grove, AL 35175
  • Cotaco Volunteer Fire Dept 6463 Hwy. 36 East Somerville, AL 35670
  • Danville Volunteer Fire Dept 5798 Hwy. 36 W Danville, AL 35619
  • Decatur City Hall 402 Lee Street NE, Decatur, AL 35601
  • Decatur High School, 910 Somerville Road SE (Only open during non-school hours)
  • Eva Volunteer Fire Dept 4238 Eva Road Eva, Al 35621
  • Flint City Volunteer Fire Department 114 Oxmore Flint Rd SW Decatur, AL 35603
  • Hartselle High School 1000 Bethel Road NE Hartselle, AL 35640 (Only open during non-school hours)
  • Massey Volunteer Fire Dept 386 Evergreen Road Danville, AL 35622
  • Morgan County Courthouse Basement 302 Lee St. N.E. Decatur, AL 35602
  • Neel Volunteer Fire Dept 70 Neel School Road Danville, AL 35622
  • Oak Ridge VFD Station 1 200 NW Simmons Road Hartselle, AL 35640
  • Oak Ridge VFD Station 2 2580 Vaughn Bridge Rd Hartselle, AL 35640
  • Priceville High School, 2650 North Bethel Road, Decatur, AL 35603 (Only open during non-school hours)
  • Punkin Center Volunteer Fire Dept 116 Kirby Bridge Road Danville, AL 35619
  • Shorty Ryan Park 3824 Eva Road Eva, AL 35621
  • Somerville Community Shelter (1) 192 Broad St. Somerville, AL 35670
  • Somerville Community Shelter (2) 72 Cross Creek Loop Somerville, AL 35670
  • Somerville VFD, Station 2 122 Perkins Wood Road Hartselle, AL 35640
  • Trinity Town Hall 35 Preston Drive Trinity, AL 35673

Marshall County: (256) 571-7329

  • Grant Storm Shelter - 21 1st Avenue West
  • Grant Senior Center Storm Shelter - 307 2nd Avenue West
  • Simpson Point Storm Shelter - 5743 Simpson Point Road, grant
  • Hebron Volunteer Fire Department - 90 Hebron School Road, Grant
  • Union Grove Storm Shelter - 3680 Union Grove Road
  • Arab Storm Shelter - 3850 Eddy Scant City Road
  • Georgia Mountain Volunteer Fire Department - 2485 Georgia Mountain Road, Guntersville
  • Riverview Storm Shelter - 1345 Cha-La-Kee Road, Guntersville
  • Nixon Chapel Storm Shelter - 7925 Nixon Chapel Road, Horton
  • Douglas Storm Shelter - 55 HWY 188
  • Whitesville Storm Shelter - 118 Whitesville Church Road, Boaz
  • Pleasant Grove Storm Shelter - 7275 Section Line Road, Albertville
  • Martling Asbury Storm Shelter - 4059 Martling Road, Albertville
  • Claysville Storm Shelter - 22165 U.S. HWY 431, Guntersville
  • Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department - 777 South Sauty Road, Langston
  • Swearengin Storm Shelter - 5120 Swearengin Road, Swearengin

Places of Refuge in Marshall County

The Marshall County EMA says places of refuge offer some protection from severe weather but are not rated to withstand tornadoes.

  • Union Grove Senior Center - 3925 Union Grove Road
  • Hallmark Safe House - 1536 N Brindlee Mountain Parkway, Arab
  • Arab Senior Center - 800 N Main Street
  • St Williams Catholic Church - 929 Gunter Avenue, Guntersville
  • Albertville Board of Education - 107 W Main Street
  • Oak Grove Methodist Church - Oak Grove Road, Horton

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