Lee County Emergency Management Agency
3 days ago
Current Status of Tropical Storm 99LThere is a 30% chance of formation in the next 48 hours. 60% chance of formation in the next 5 days. There is a 70% chance of not forming through midday Sunday. The swaths below are the area for potential development. THESE ARE NOT CONES!Takeaway Messages:Significant uncertainty exists of the exact formation area and intensity. However, this system is a potentially high impact weather eventThe uncertain forecast means those on the coast are not likely to have 96 hours of prep time. Remember, you are not looking at cones as of yet, just potential formation areas. Remember, we are approaching peak hurricane season and the tropics are very active! Be prepared! Even if this system passes over our area as a weak tropical storm, we can still experience heavy rain, gusty winds and possible tornadoes. Be ready for power outages should the storm track near our area. Check your batteries in your NOAA Weather RadiosMake sure you have a supply of critical medications and supplies on hand. For more information:National Weather Service Birmingham www.weather.gov/bmxFacebook: US National Weather Service Birmingham AlabamaTwitter: @NWSBirmingham #bmxwxStay alert and aware of changing forecasts. The Lee County EMA will provide additional updates, should the situation significantly change. ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago
We will test the AU Tone Alert radios @ 11:30 a.m. today. We will test the Lee County Tone Alert radios @ 11:45 a.m. We will then test all of the Outdoor Warning Sirens @ 12 noon. Please comment below if you hear them with your location if possible. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less
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Deborah E HickokI heard the outdoor siren at noon on Rustic ST near Dunlop, Opelika, but did not hear the radio test.
Martin Medina ElizaldeI live on Estate Ave, off Wrights Mill road and we heard the siren laud and clear.
3 weeks ago
ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TRAFFIC ADVISORYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 5, 2016Daily lane closures scheduled on Interstate 85 Auburn, Ala.- The Alabama Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of upcoming daily lane closures on Interstate 85 from mile post 59 to the Georgia state line, north and southbound.The lane closures will begin Monday, August 8 for approximately four weeks. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling through construction zones.The daily lane closures will be in place in order to perform retrofitting techniques on bridges. Once this portion of the project is complete there will be lane closures from mile post 49 to the Georgia state line as the guardrail and cable barrier installations are complete. Motorists should expect delays and plan accordingly. ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information, visit www.dot.state.al.us. ... See MoreSee Less
Tina Henderson, Terrie Stinson and 2 others like this
Gail Renfroe ManningEez Bee, do you use the interstate any with your job?
June Logan RogersThanks Paula! I hate taking 29, but ....anything has to be better than being stuck in traffic.
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1 month ago
We will host our first "lunch and learn" opportunity for the citizens of Lee County on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lee County Emergency Operations Center located @ 908 Avenue B, Opelika. The topic for this session will be "Outdoor Warning Notifications". Our Communications Officer, Chris Tate will discuss our warning notification system and you will also have the opportunity to ask questions. Then at 12 noon you are welcome to observe while we test the Outdoor Warning Sirens, weather permitting.Seating is limited so pre-registration is a must. If you would like to attend please email Jeremy Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org and he will get you on the list or call 334-749-8161.Bring your lunch and join us for this informative discussion! ... See MoreSee Less
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Lee County Emergency Management AgencySeveral have reserved their spot. We would love to have you join us!
2 months ago
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lee County until 4:15 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less
Mary Beth McLeod, Ann Brown Madsen and 6 others like this
Terri Cummingsyep stoming at my house. already took down my fence.
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