During an emergency, evacuation routes and shelter information will be posted here.

Visit the American Red Cross Website to find out about designated Red Cross Shelters during an emergency or to volunteer, donate, give blood or learn about being prepared and getting trained for emergencies and disasters.

Exit 77-79

I85 - Exit 77 GA

I85 - Exit 66-70

I85 - Exit 70-77

Storm Shelters

There are two community storm shelters in Chambers County.

The Abanda Community Shelter is a FEMA designated shelter located at 1077 County Rd 139 Wadley, AL . Please call dispatch at 334-576-0914 to find out if/when the shelter is open.

The Waverly Community Shelter is a FEMA designated shelter located at 2094 Patrick St. Waverly, AL. Please call Waverly Town Hall at 334-887-0999 regarding that shelters opening/closing.

Southern Union's Opelika campus is part of the State Storm Shelters. Call Lee Co EMA for the opening and closing of that shelter (334) 749-8161. They only open AFTER a WATCH has been issued due to staffing restraints.

People can also go to the American Red Cross website or download their app regarding the opening/closing of other storm shelters in their area, or to locate a loved one after a disaster who may be residing in one of their shelters. Red Cross shelter information can be found here: