Safer Places Location in Elmore County

Safer Place Open/Closed Hours of Operation Address City Alabama Zip Code
1 Shoal Creek Baptist Open When Tornado Watch is issued 13214 Holtville Road Deatsville Alabama 36022
2 St James Family Worship Open When Tornado Watch is issued 1005 Nobles Road Wetumpka Alabama 36092
3 First Presbyterian – Wetumpka Open When Tornado Watch is issued 100 West Bridge Street Wetumpka Alabama 36092
4 City of Tallassee – City Hall Open When Tornado Watch is issued 3 Freeman Avenue Tallassee Alabama 36078
5 Redland Baptist Church Open When Tornado Watch is issued 1266 Dozier Road Wetumpka Alabama 36093
6 Town of Eclectic Courtroom Open When Tornado Watch is issued 145 Main Street Eclectic Alabama 36025
7 Deatsville Fire Department Open When Tornado Watch is issued 6930 AL Hwy 143 Deatsville Alabama 36022
8 City of Tallassee – Police Dept Open When Tornado Watch is issued 213 Barnett Blvd Tallassee Alabama 36078
9 Town of Elmore – FD Station 2 Open When Tornado Watch is issued 363 Fitzzpatrick Road Elmore Alabama 36024
10 Town of Elmore – Penny Parkway Open When Tornado Watch is issued 212 Penny Parkway Elmore Alabama 36024
11 Town of Elmore – Hwy 143 Open When Tornado Watch is issued 1245 Highway 143 Elmore Alabama 36024
12 Wetumpka Police Department Open When Tornado Watch is issued 208 Marshall Street Wetumpka Alabama 36092

 

Severe Weather Update for Elmore County -2-23-16 (3)

Posted at 4:45 p.m. – According to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham the timing and threats in regards to the severe weather tonight is pretty much the same as the earlier today. A broken line of storms along a cold front will quickly push eastward tonight with the possibility of severe storms forming out ahead of that line. Those storms will also have the potential to be severe, with tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail all possible.

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Severe Weather Update for Elmore County -2-23-16 (2)

Issued at 12:30 p.m. 2-23-16 – The NWS Storm Prediction Center has updated the Moderate Risk area to take in the entire southern half of the state. Also, the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham has issued a slight update to the severe weather timing for the weather event. Below is a graphic from the NWS Office in Birmingham that outlines the threats associated with the weather expected this evening and tonight along with the severe weather timing. Also below is the updated graphic from the Storm Prediction Center and the Public Severe Weather Outlook that they issued earlier today.

This is a serious severe weather threat and we encourage everyone to review their severe weather plans and be ready to implement them.

A Wind Advisory for Elmore County is in effect from 3:00 p.m. this afternoon through 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night. Strong gusty winds not associated with thunderstorms will also be possible this afternoon through tomorrow. Winds will be 20 to 30 mph with gust of 35 to 40 mph will be possible.

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Moderate Risk – Severe Weather Threat for Elmore County – February 23, 2016

A portion of Elmore County has been placed under a Moderate risk for severe weather for today (this afternoon through the early morning hours Wednesday) by the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center.

 According to the NWS as a surface low rapidly deepens today it will track across northern Mississippi and western Tennessee. A squall line will track eastward across central Alabama tonight. The squall line will be moving through our area rapidly and at this time and is expected to move through Elmore County sometime between 8:00 p.m. tonight and 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. Models are in good agreement leading to a higher confidence. Strong to severe storms will be possible as early as 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the western counties of State and the threat will last until 4:00 a.m. Wednesday morning in the eastern counties. All types of severe weather will be possible and include tornadoes, damaging straight line winds and large hail.

We will have another briefing with the NWS at 11:00 a.m. We will send out updated information soon after this briefing. We do not anticipate much of a change at this point, but the timing should be watched closely.

 This is a serious severe weather threat and we encourage everyone to review their severe weather plans and be ready to implement them.

 A Wind Advisory for Elmore County is in effect from 3:00 p.m. this afternoon through 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night. Strong gusty winds not associated with thunderstorms will also be possible this afternoon through tomorrow. Winds will be 20 to 30 mph with gust of 35 to 40 mph will be possible.

 Below are a couple of graphics from the NWS Storm Prediction Center and the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham.

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Severe Weather Threat for Elmore County – UPDATED -Tuesday, February 23 through Wednesday morning

This post is to show updated graphic from the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham. Please understand that the timing for the severe weather threat for Elmore County is roughly 8:00 p.m. tomorrow night through 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. This graphic depicts an increase in the risk for severe weather for all of central Alabama from what was originally posted earlier this morning.

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Severe Weather Threat for Elmore County – Tuesday, February 23 through Wednesday morning

Elmore County has been placed under an Enhanced risk for severe weather for tomorrow by the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center. According to the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham severe thunderstorms are possible late Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night and will last through early Wednesday morning.

 According to the NWS as a surface low rapidly deepens on Tuesday it will track across northern Mississippi and western Tennessee. A squall line will track eastward across central Alabama Tuesday night. The squall line will be moving through our area rapidly and at this time is expected to move through Elmore County sometime between 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Models are in good agreement leading to a higher confidence. Strong to severe storms will be possible as early as 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the west and the threat will last until 4:00 a.m. Wednesday morning in the east. All types of severe weather will be possible and include tornadoes, damaging straight line winds and large hail. Strong gusty winds not associated with thunderstorms will also be possible Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday.

 We will send out updated information as we have it this afternoon. Below are a couple of graphics from the NWS Storm Prediction Center and the NWS Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR ELMORE COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON – APRIL 25, 2015

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL

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THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA THROUGH 6 PM. THE THREAT AREA IS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A GEIGER…TO JEMISON…TO LAFAYETTE LINE. HOWEVER…THE BEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF A SWEET WATER…TO HAYNEVILLE…TO UNION SPRINGS LINE. THE THREATS INCLUDE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

 ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

Elmore County EMA will be monitoring this weather situation.