Storm shelters in Alabama

(WIAT)– As severe storms threaten parts of Alabama Monday, multiple counties have announced storm shelters opening in case they are needed.

Etowah County

  • Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church (5850 Sardis Rd) – Opening at 5 p.m.
  • Black Creek Volunteer Fire Department (20 Styles Bridge Rd) – Opening at 4 p.m.
  • Etowah Baptist Association (853 Walnut St) – Opening at 7:30 p.m.
  • First Baptist Church Hokes Bluff (5052 Main St) – Opening at 10 p.m.
  • First Baptist Church Southside (2560 Mountain View Drive) – Opening at 6 p.m.
  • Gadsden Public Library (254 College St) – OPEN
  • Goodyear Heights Baptist Church (608 Kaying Rd N.) – Opening when a Tornado Watch is issued for Etowah County
  • New Bethel Congressional Methodist Church (6673 Main St) – OPEN
  • Northeast Etowah Community Center (3733 US Highway 411 N) – Will open if an adjacent county goes under a Tornado Warning
  • Stowers Hill Baptist Church (407 Ninth Ave SW) – Opening at 4 p.m.
  • Youngs Chapel Methodist Church (44 Youngs Chapel Rd) – Will open if an adjacent count goes under a Tornado Warning

Shelby County 

  • West Shelby Community Shelter (4175 Hwy 22, Montevallo, Al)
  • Westover City Community Storm Shelter (3312 Westover Road, Westover, Al.)
  • Vincent Community Storm Shelter (5384 Hwy 62, Vincent, Al.)
  • Columbiana Community Storm Shelter (107 Mildred Street, Columbiana, Al. 35051, behind City Hall)

St. Clair County

  • Margaret Elementary School: 680 County Road 12, Odenville, AL
  • Ashville: St. Clair County Courthouse 100 6th Ave
  • Odenville: Community Shelter 200 Alabama Street (Library)
  • Pell City: St. Clair County Courthouse 1815 Cogswell Ave
  • Riverside: Community Shelter behind City Hall at 379 Depot Street
  • Shoal Creek: Two Community Shelters–at Both Fire Depts
  • 13370 Shoal Creek Rd & 4170 Shoal Creek Rd.
  • Springville: 587 Village Springs Rd at the VFW -Ball field area

Tuscaloosa County

  • Tuscaloosa Center for Technology (2800 MLK JR Blvd.)
  • Tuscaloosa Magnet School (315 McFarland Blvd. E)


  • The city of Westover storm shelter at 3312 Westover Road is open during a tornado watch.

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