Lee County has been upgraded to an Enhanced Risk area for tornadoes and Severe Risk for High Winds. Please remain aware of changing weather conditions.

The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH for Lee County until 11:00 AM CST. ... See MoreSee Less

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Vanessa GibsonYikes! All is calm at the moment. Heavy dewy fog with low visibility in Auburn

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Moving a little slower than forecast

Severe Weather Alternative Shelter Locations: These locations open when a TORNADO WATCH is issued.

Southern Union State Community College Tornado Shelter - Opelika, Alabama -
SUSCC Campus Police Department (Daytime) 256-395-2211 Ext: 5523 or
334-324-3631
(Evening)-----------334-328-9392

The following locations are not rated Tornado Shelters but are available as possible alternative locations for those living in mobile homes or vulnerable housing:

Providence Baptist Church Basement - Beauregard - 334-319-0962

Draughon Library and Green Hall - Auburn

Smiths Station Government Center - Smiths Station - 706-681-7091

You will need to bring your own supplies to these locations. Food, sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, medicines, water, diapers, etc.
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Sandy PounceyLast time, the floor had water standing on it, no water to drink and everyone had to bring their own chair or sit on the wet floor. I am sick and handicapped....I will just have to blow away... no way I can get my wheel chair out of my car and bring enough stuff for comfort.

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Melissa Webster ClaunchI am thankful for these places offering safety from the storm even if conditions are not ideal. I remember Moore, OK Joplin, MO!

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Breanne CaldwellThe new basement at SUSCC is extremely large, I was always curious to see when it would be put to good use.

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If you or your organization have plans to travel in Alabama between midnight tonight and 11am Saturday, it is highly recommended that you delay the trip until after the system has passed the area of travel. ... See MoreSee Less