Storm shelter list for north Alabama

Storm shelter list for north Alabama
storm shelter (Source: WAFF)

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.

  • Colbert: (256) 386-8558
  • DeKalb: (256) 845-8569.
  • Franklin: (256) 577-0750
  • Lauderdale: (256) 760-6363
  • Lawrence: (256) 974-7641
  • Limestone: (256) 232-2631
  • Jackson: (256) 574-9344
  • Madison: (256) 427-5130
  • Marshall: (256) 571-7329
  • Morgan: (256) 351-4620

MADISON COUNTY

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

DEKALB COUNTY

  • 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

  • Bank Independent - 11250 Hwy. 101, Lexington
  • 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
  • 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 Christ3601 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)

LIMESTONE COUNTY

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

JACKSON COUNTY

  • 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 - 72 Dutton Road, Section, AL 35771
  • 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

  • Caddo – 6229 County Road 214, Trinity
  • Chalybeate – County Road 296 (Next to Chalybeate Fire Station)
  • Courtland – 3581 Jefferson Street (Roy Coffey Park)
  • Five Points – 7301 County Road 87, Moulton (Next to Speake Fire Station #2)
  • Hatton – 7044 AL Highway 101, Town Creek (Hatton Senior Center)
  • Hillsboro – 11720 Main Street
  • Loosier – 3157 County Road 150, Town Creek
  • Moulton - 14201 Court Street (Across from Moulton Senior Center)
  • Moulton – 200 Almon Drive (Behind Western Sirloin Steakhouse)
  • Mt. Hope – 3142 County Road 460 (Senior Center)
  • Red Bank – 1933 County Road 31, Town Creek
  • Speake – 6619 County Road 81, Danville (Behind Speake Senior Site)
  • Town Creek – 1025 Wallace Street
  • Wren – 11440 AL Highway 33, Moulton (Next to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church)

MORGAN COUNTY

  • 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 High School, 910 Somerville Road SE (Only open during non-school hours)
  • Decatur City Hall basement, 402 Lee St NE, Decatur, AL 35601
  • 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

TORNADO SHELTERS

  • Albertville – 107 W Main Street (Albertville Board of Education building)
  • Arab – Eddy Scant Road (By D1 Shop)
  • Boaz – 118 Whitesville Church Road (By Whitesville Baptist Church)
  • Brindlee Mountain – 4373 U.S. Highway 231 North (Behind Brindlee Mountain VFD)
  • Douglas – 165 Highway 168 (Town Hall)
  • Grant – 307 2nd Avenue West (By Grant Recreation Center)
  • Grant – 21 1st Avenue West (By D2 Shop)
  • Grant – 90 Hebron School Road (By Hebron VFD)
  • Grant – 5743 Simpson Point Road
  • Guntersville – 22165 U.S. Highway 431 (By Cedar Lodge Center)
  • Guntersville – 1345 Cha-La-Kee Road (By Riverview Campground)
  • Guntersville – 2485 Georgia Mountain Road (By Georgia Mountain VFD)
  • Horton – 7925 Nixon Chapel Road (By Nixon Chapel VFD)
  • Langston – 777 South Sauty Road (By Wakefield VFD)
  • Swearengin – 120 Swearengin Road (By Swearengin VFD)
  • Union Grove – 3680 Union Grove Road (By town hall)

PLACES OF REFUGE

  • Albertville – 107 West Main Street (Board of Education). Pets allowed. Opens under Tornado Watch.
  • Albertville – 709 South Broad Street (Center on Broad). Pets allowed if caged/leashed. Opens under Tornado Watch.
  • Arab – 800 North Main Street (Senior Center)
  • Arab – 1536 Brindlee Mountain Parkway (Arab Veterinary Hospital). Pets allowed if crated.
  • Boaz – 225 South Main Street (First Baptist Church). Pets allowed if caged/leashed. Opens under Tornado Watch.
  • Douglas – 110 Moon Road (First Baptist Church). Opens under Tornado Watch.
  • Guntersville – 929 Gunter Avenue (St. Williams Catholic Church). Pets allowed if caged/leashed. Opens under Tornado Watch.
  • Union Grove – 3935 Union Grove Road (Senior Citizens Center). Pets allowed if caged/leashed.

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