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Shelters open across central Ala.

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The First Baptist Church of Gadsden is preparing to be a shelter in the winter storm. It's located at 235 S 5th Street and has a capacity for about 30 people. Source: Vanessa Araiza/WBRC The First Baptist Church of Gadsden is preparing to be a shelter in the winter storm. It's located at 235 S 5th Street and has a capacity for about 30 people. Source: Vanessa Araiza/WBRC
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

This is a list of shelters open for those in need of a place to stay or get warm during the wintry weather.

If you know of a shelter in your area, please email newstip@wbrc.com with the details.

You can also visit RedCross.org and search for nearby shelters. Many of the shelters listed below are Red Cross shelters or warming stations.

ALABASTER

A Red Cross warming station opened at 9 a.m. Tuesday at 108 Plaza Circle in Alabaster. The doors will remain open until 9 p.m. Tuesday. Same hours Wednesday and Thursday if needed. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. for anyone who needs it. Coffee will be available 24 hours for any emergency personnel.

BIRMINGHAM

-Boutwell Auditorium will be open Tuesday and Wednesday overnight from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203. 205-254-7797

-Grace Episcopal Church - 5712 1st Ave N Birmingham, AL 35212

CHILDERSBURG

-Parks and Recreation Center - 300 1st Street SW

GADSDEN

- First Baptist Church of Gadsden - 235 S 5th St Gadsden, AL 35901

GARDENDALE

Gardendale Civic Center - 857 Main St. Gardendale, AL 35071

HEFLIN

- First Baptist Church of Heflin - 155 Almon St. Heflin, AL 36264

JACKSONVILLE

- First Baptist Church of Jacksonville - 230 7th Street Northeast Jacksonville ,AL 36265

OXFORD

-Oxford Civic Center will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday. 401 Mccullars Ln Oxford, AL 36203

-Warming station at the Piedmont Community Center and Carver Community Center.

PELL CITY

-Pell City Civic Center open at 6 p.m. Tuesday. 2891 Stemley Bridge Rd Pell City, AL 35128. Phone: 205-338-9713

-Eden Westside Baptist Church open at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Phone: 205-338-7711

SPRINGVILLE

-First United Methodist Church of Springville 6471 Us Hwy 11

STEELE

Steele United Methodist Church - 3375 Pope Ave Steele, AL 35987

CLEBURNE COUNTY

Shelter at Heflin Baptist Church has been relocated to Cleburne County Mountain Center. 6751 Highway 78, Heflin Alabama.

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