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List of safe places, shelters as severe weather expected Sunday

This is one of five Macon County storm shelters available to the public this weekend in case...
This is one of five Macon County storm shelters available to the public this weekend in case there is any severe weather. Each shelter is designed to hold between 50 and 70 people.(Source: WSFA 12 News)
Updated: Apr. 19, 2020 at 5:21 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The WSFA 12 News First Alert Weather team has declared Sunday a First Alert Weather Day Sunday and Sunday night due to the risk of tornadoes, damaging wind, and large hail.

Below is a list of counties that will have safe places and shelters open. We will continue to update the list as we gather more information:

Autauga County (All locations open):

  • Posey’s Crossroads Baptist Church, 558 Autauga County 40, Prattville, AL 36067
  • Boones Chapel Baptist Church, 2301 Co Rd 66, Prattville, AL 36067
  • The Public Safety Building in Prattville, 201 Gin Shop Hill Rd, Prattville, AL 36067

Butler County - No shelter in the county.

Coffee County – Not at this time

Crenshaw County (All locations open):

A list of storm shelters that will be open across Crenshaw County Sunday.
A list of storm shelters that will be open across Crenshaw County Sunday.(Source: WSFA 12 News)

Dallas County (All locations open):

  • Burnsville Shelter (behind Fire station)8609 Alabama Highway 14ESelma, Al 36703
  • Orrville (behind Keith High School)1274 County Road 115Orrville, Al 36767
  • Tipton Shelter (Jim Minor Garden Homes)2534 Brown StreetSelma, Al 36701
  • Valley Grande Shelter (Horse Arena)3271 County Road 65Valley Grande, Al 36703
  • Southside High School Shelter (behind Field house)7975 U S Hwy 80 ESelma, Al 36701
  • Plantersville Shelter (beside Noodies BBQ)530 Pecan RoadPlantersville, Al 36758
  • City storm shelter1609 J L Chestnut BlvdSelma, Al 36701

Elmore County: Elmore County EMA tweeted a list of shelters:

Lowndes County: Will not open shelters.

Macon County: All shelters will be open

Macon County shelter locations
Macon County shelter locations(Source: WSFA 12 News)

Montgomery County: The following shelters are open:

  • McIntyre Therapeutic Center - 1240 Hugh Street
  • Sheridan Heights Community Center - 3501 Faro Drive
  • MGM Therapeutic Rec Center - 604 Augusta Ave.
  • Goodwyn Community Center - 205 Perry Hill Road

Perry County: All shelters will be open

  • West Perry/East Hale Fire Department (Perry County Highway 48 Newbern, AL 36765) and Pernell Community

Pike County: Will share more information Sunday.

Tallapoosa County:

  • New Site Fire Station (12791 AL-22, New Site, AL 36256) - Open all day.
  • Community Safe Room in Daviston - Open all day.
  • Alexander City City Hall (4 Court Square, Alexander City, AL 35010)
  • Tallapoosa County Courthouse in Dadeville (125 North Broadnax StreetDadeville, AL 36853) - Please enter through the handicap entrance.

Wilcox County:

  • Mt Pleasant Baptist Church, 7577 Highway 10 W, Yellow Bluff
  • Mt Moriah Baptist Church, 549 David Johns Rd, Lower Peachtree
  • Lower Peachtree Community Center, 7158 County Rd 1, Lower Peachtree
  • Moore Academy Gym, 16286 Highway 10 E, Pine Apple
  • Bethel ARP Church Annex, 6136 Highway 21, Oak Hill

Remember to have multiple reliable ways of receiving weather alerts. Download the WSFA First Alert Weather App, have your NOAA weather radio ready and making sure your phone is charged before the severe weather moves in.

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