Storm shelters open in some communities ahead of severe weather threat

Severe weather will impact the region Wednesday.
Severe weather will impact the region Wednesday.(WTOK)
Published: Mar. 17, 2021 at 10:56 AM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -Storm shelters and safe rooms are open in several communities across East Mississippi and West Alabama Wednesday.

Severe weather, including violent, long-track tornadoes, are likely across much of region Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night.

Here’s a list of area storm shelters and safe rooms open Wednesday:
-Jones County/FEMA 361 Safe Room located at 1425 Ellisville Blvd. in Laurel (opens at noon)

-Louisville Safe Room located at 99 North Columbus Avenue in Louisville

-Butler City Hall located at 222 S. Mulberry Avenue in Butler, Alabama

-Demopolis Civic Center located at 501 N. Commissioners Avenue in Demopolis, Alabama

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