List of Area Storm Shelters

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Below is an alphabetical list of area storm shelters compiled by 5NEWS reporter Austin Reed. If you know of additional sites, please e-mail them to

All four schools primary, intermediate, middle and high schools have safe rooms


Emergency shelter

S.W. Regional Boulevard & S.W. I Street


Salvation Army

Highway 16, East 15th Street

Fort Smith

Emergency Shelter

8400 South Zero St.

LeFlore County

Arkoma First Baptist Church

Heavener Safe Room between high school and elementary school

Howe new high school gym

LeFlore new gym

Panama Middle School

Pocola Elementary School

Poteau High School safe room

Poteau Pansy Kidd Middle School safe room

Poteau Upper Elementary safe room

Spiro High School safe room

Wister Safe Room behind new high school gym


Primary school on Main Street has a safe room

Prairie Grove

Prairie Grove High School gym