Shelters

Yellow Creek VFD Shelter
By September 15, 2017 Read More →

Yellow Creek VFD Shelter

  Located at 16040 Yellow Creek Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406   For up to date information, visit the Yellow Creek VFD Facebook page.  

Buhl Elementary
By April 30, 2017 Read More →

Buhl Elementary

  11968 Buhl School Rd, Buhl, AL 35446   Located in the school.   SHELTER WILL ONLY BE OPEN OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL HOURS AND DURING THE MOST EXTREME WEATHER SITUATIONS

Big Sandy Elementary School
By April 30, 2017 Read More →

Big Sandy Elementary School

  12058 Upper Hull Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405   Located inside the school.   SHELTER WILL ONLY BE OPEN OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL HOURS AND DURING THE MOST EXTREME WEATHER SITUATIONS

Storm Shelter Self-Registration
By July 10, 2015 Read More →

Storm Shelter Self-Registration

 After installing an individual storm shelter or safe room at your home, church, or business, it is a good idea to register your shelter. This does not make the shelter publicity visible, but registering does allow first responders to know the shelter location so they could check for occupants after a disaster when shelters may not be readily visible […]

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How to Take Shelter
By May 15, 2015 Read More →

How to Take Shelter

Sheltering during severe weather conditions is the best way to stay safe. Community shelters and dedicated individual storm shelters are optimal places to be during an severe weather event. In reality, not everyone has access to a dedicated storm shelter but choosing a good location in a sound structure is a good option. In a severe weather event, […]

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Public Storm Shelter Locations
By May 14, 2015 Read More →

Public Storm Shelter Locations

  Switch to Picture View of All Community Shelters   City of Tuscaloosa These shelters will only be open to the public if certain severe weather conditions happen during non-school hours. In the event of certain severe weather conditions, information will be posted on the city’s website and social media accounts listed below. Tuscaloosa Magnet School – 315 […]

Shelter Grants & Funding
By May 14, 2015 Read More →

Shelter Grants & Funding

There are two types of shelters that are covered under the Federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP): community shelters and individual shelters. Community shelters are built for use by the general public in the event of an emergency. Individual shelters are shelters that are built at a private residence or small business.     Community (Public) Shelters Q: […]

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