Storms Alert

During a severe storm weather event, 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.

From the EOC, notices will be sent to the public via the City Alert system, local media, and City of Huntsville social media.


CITY HALL CLOSED

The City of Huntsville City Hall and municipal offices are closed. Offices will reopen as scheduled Friday, March 26, 2021.


CITY COUNCIL MEETING

The 5:30 p.m. Huntsville City Council meeting will continue on schedule. The meeting will be broadcast live on HSV TV, and may also be viewed on the City website at HuntsvilleAL.gov/HsvTV and on the City’s Facebook page.


MUNICIPAL COURT – NO NIGHT COURT

The 5:30 p.m. court docket for Thursday, March 25, 2021, will be rescheduled.


ROAD CONDITIONS AND ALERTS

Road conditions and closures will be publicized through the City Alert system, local media, and City of Huntsville social media.

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 in the event of severe storms.


REPORT STORM DAMAGE

If you see storm 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

Orbit fixed-route bus service is suspended for the rest of the day. Access will continue to pick up paratransit clients from their appointments until everyone is safely home.


GARBAGE PICK-UP – ON SCHEDULE

If garbage service is delayed, please watch the City Garbage Collection Calendar for updates on service collection.


HUNTSVILLE CITY SCHOOLS 

For information on closures, visit the Huntsville City School’s website.


HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES

To report a Huntsville Utilities outage or an emergency, contact:

EMERGENCY: Electric, Gas, Or Water (256) 535-4448

Huntsville Utilities Outage Map

Non-Emergency Huntsville Utilities Main Line
(256) 535-1200


WEATHER INFORMATION

The National Weather Service Huntsville issues the 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:

WHNT Weather

WAFF Weather 

WAAY Weather

WZDX Weather 


HASHTAGS

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.


TEMPORARY HOUSING

Should a storm system cause serious damage and outages, the City of Huntsville has a network of non-profit 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.

Additional organizations:

Open Red Cross Shelters Nationwide

North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless

The Downtown Rescue Mission 

Manna House

Emergency Contacts

911

Non-Emergency Huntsville Police
(256) 722-7100
Please do not call this number to find out information about road, school, or business closures

Non-Emergency Huntsville Fire
(256) 722-7120

Non-Emergency Ambulance HEMSI
(256) 722-7150

Social Media



HSV Connect

Report a problem or submit a service request using Huntsville Connect

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