LIST: Shelters opening across Alabama

LIST: Shelters opening across Alabama

(WTVM) - Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has declared a state of emergency for counties in the coastal part of the state and areas across the Alabama are being turned into shelters for evacuees.

Resources are becoming available for residents in Alabama.


  • Ralph Brown Draughton Library Auburn University's (main campus) will be a shelter for students and staff
  • Green Hall (veterinary medicine campus) will be a shelter for students and staff


  • Providence Baptist Church at 2807 Lee Road 166 in Opelika will be available to individuals seeking a safer shelter location during Hurricane Nate beginning at 7 a.m. Sunday. Hours of availability could change based on the timing of the storms (no pets allowed unless they are a service animal).


  • Alexander City City Hall
  • Jacksons Gap Town Hall
  • Newsite Fire Dept Basement
  • The Dadeville Courthouse basement

Know of a shelter that is not on the list? Email us here.

Lee County, Alabama Emergency Management Agency advises evacuees to be prepared to take everything that you and your family may need while you are there such as bedding, toiletries, medications, food and any important documents you may need.

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