During inclement weather events, the City of Huntsville and the Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency activate the Emergency Operations Center. Located on the ground floor of the Public Services Building, 320 Fountain Circle, the EOC brings together elected government leaders, law enforcement, emergency responders, and emergency management professionals.
CITY HALL – CLOSED
The City of Huntsville City Hall and municipal offices closed at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6.
MUNICIPAL COURT – OPERATIONS SUSPENDED
Huntsville Municipal Court suspended operations Thursday, Jan. 6. The court will send out rescheduling information to anyone affected by today’s closure in the coming days.
ROAD CONDITIONS AND ALERTS
Huntsville Police Department, in conjunction with the Emergency Operations Center, monitors local city roadways.
The Alabama Department of Transportation monitors state and federal highways including Highway 231 (Memorial Parkway), Highway 72 (University Drive), Highway 431 (Governor’s Drive), and I-565. For real-time road conditions, the Alabama Department of Transportation encourages individuals to visit algotraffic.com.
Motorists are encouraged to stay off the roads.
Three warming centers in Huntsville are open to anyone who needs temporary shelter from the elements.
From 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, to 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, the following locations will welcome residents:
- University Baptist Church, 809 Jordan Lane NW (entrance at the back of the church)
- The Downtown Rescue Mission, 1400 Evangel Drive NW
- The Salvation Army, 305 Seminole Drive SW
For more information, contact Rev. Rosie Veal Eby at 404-579-8738 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you see damage impacting public roads or buildings, please submit a service request with Huntsville Connect via mobile app or our website. Need to report a downed power line? Call 911 or Huntsville Utilities at 256-535-1200.
HUNTSVILLE TRANSIT – CLOSED
Huntsville Transit fixed-route bus and paratransit service suspended operations at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6. Friday operations will depend on weather conditions. Customers should monitor the City website for more information.
GARBAGE PICKUP – DELAYS POSSIBLE
Due to current weather events, residents will experience delays in garbage collections. Please place your carts out at the regular scheduled time.
HUNTSVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
For information on closures, visit the Huntsville City School’s website.
To report a Huntsville Utilities outage or an emergency, contact:
EMERGENCY: Electric, Gas, Or Water (256) 535-4448
Non-Emergency Huntsville Utilities Main Line
The National Weather Service Huntsville issues advisories, watches and warning for Huntsville and all of North Alabama. The latest forecast and weather information is located on the National Weather Service website.
For more weather information, visit our local media partners:
To monitor weather coverage for the Huntsville area on Twitter, you can follow these hashtags:
- #HUNwx (Huntsville-related weather coverage)
- #ALwx (Weather coverage involving the State of Alabama)
- #MadCoEMA (Weather coverage related to Madison County, Alabama)
- #Valleywx (Tennessee Valley-related weather coverage)
EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN
Plan ahead for severe weather events by following tips from our Emergency Management Agency.
Should a storm system cause serious damage and outages, the City of Huntsville has a network of nonprofit and faith-based organizations who assist year-round to provide shelter, food and clothing for those in need.
211 Connects Alabama is a non-emergency information resource number for those with resource requests for unmet needs including food, shelter, legal and other support services.