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Potential Severe Weather Tonight

Severe Weather Warning for November 29 and 30, 2022

Calhoun County, AL – The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Weather Warning for Central Alabama including Calhoun County. Currently the NWS ranks their warnings based on “confidence levels” that range from 1 (low) to 5 (high); the current confidence level of a storm occurring is a 3. The threat includes tornado’s, damaging winds, large hail, and localized flooding.

“A threat for severe storms exists across all of Central Alabama from
3 PM Tuesday to 8 AM Wednesday. Threats include tornadoes, damaging
winds up 70 mph, and hail up to ping pong ball size. The highest risk
for these threats is along and west of Interstate 65. Heavy rainfall
may also result in localized flooding.”

Calhoun County EMA is watching this storm front closely and is providing updates as they are released. They also provide a free notification service for anyone that would like to sign up. The link to sign up for alerts is here. If there are any indications of tornadic activity storm shelters will be opened, below is a complete list of shelter locations in Calhoun County.

Alexandria Middle School

Address: 80 Railroad Dr, Alexandria, AL 36250


Anniston – Thankful Park

Address: 3162 W 14th St, Anniston, AL 36201


Cedar Springs Community

Address: 78 Cedar Springs Dr Jacksonville, AL 36265


Jacksonville Public Safety Complex

Address: 911 Public Safety Dr. Jacksonville, AL 36265


Jacksonville State University – Merrill Hall

Address: 975 Pelham Rd N, Jacksonville, AL 36265


Knightens Crossroads Community

Address: 8812 Roy Webb Rd, Piedmont, AL 36272


Nances Creek Community

Address: 3780 Hollingsworth Rd Jacksonville, AL 36265



Address: 2440 Harts Ferry Rd Ohatchee, AL


Ohatchee High School

Address: 100 Cherokee Trail, Ohatchee, AL 36271


Oxford – Bynum

Address: 2011 Bynum Blvd. Eastaboga, AL


Oxford – DeArmanville

Address: 52 DeArmanville Rd, Oxford, AL 36203


Piedmont High School

Address: 750 Tom Bible Highway, Piedmont, AL 36272 (also known as AL HWY 21)


Pleasant Valley/Williams Community

Address: 5579 Nisbet Lake Rd, Jacksonville, AL 36265


Webster’s Chapel Community

Address: 1552 AP Hollingsworth Rd, Wellington


Wellborn High School

Address: 135 Pinson Rd, Anniston, AL 36201


White Plains Community

Address: 12900 Highway 9, Piedmont, AL

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