The safety of the people of Amory is a high priority for us. We have collected here a listing of resources that will help in times of severe weather.
Severe Weather Alerts
Raising the bar in public safety, CodeRED Weather Warning is a unique service that automatically calls citizens in the path of severe weather just moments after a warning has been issued by the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service page for Amory, MS on NOAA / Weather.gov
Features a 7 day forecast, radar images, current conditions, and other highly detailed data on our area.
Mississippi Emergency Management Association (MEMA)
Offers a range of helpful information in helping you and your family stay safe during severe weather.
- Tornadoes — http://www.msema.org/preparation/severe.html
- Winter Weather — http://www.msema.org/preparation/winter.html
- Floods — http://www.msema.org/preparation/floods.html
Safe Places to Go / Community Shelters
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Amory is unique in that it offers public safety rooms during severe weather outbreaks. These shelters are called “Community Shelters” because they are larger in scale than most individually purchased shelters and are there for the community to use.
There are 5 distinct locations where community shelters are located:
There are 2 community shelters located at the West Amory Community Center.
713 111th Street
Amory, MS 38821
There are 2 community shelters located at the East Amory Community Center.
1200 Crump Blvd
Amory, MS 38821
There are 2 community shelters located behind the Celebration Station Playground at the Concord Ballfields in Amory. The Celebration Station is located on Concord Ave almost directly across from the East Amory Elementary School.
There is an in ground storm shelter located at the Gilmore Foundation that is open for the citizens of Amory to use at 203 Gilmore Drive, Amory, MS 38821.
There are two community storm shelters located beside the Amory Police Department.
The basement of City Hall in Amory MS is not a designated storm shelter. This area is not considered safe for shelter during a storm and will be locked while City Hall is not occupied.
To view the State of Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Site and get information on the State of Mississippi’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and Hazard Mitigation Plans, visit http://www.msema.org/plans/cemp.html