List Of Public Storm Shelters

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(KFSM) — When severe weather is coming, it’s a good idea to develop a severe weather plan ahead of time.

Here are a list of storm shelters that are open to the public. This is a developing list, so please let us know if we are missing a storm shelter.

Many shelters do not allow pets. In areas without a nearby shelter, emergency management officials ask people to develop a shelter plan at home or with friends or family instead of driving in the storm.

Anyone with a personal storm shelter is encouraged to register the shelter with their local emergency management department.

Benton County

  • Pea Ridge — Pea Ridge High School
  • Decatur — Northside Elementary School

Crawford County

  • James R. Tate Elementary School
  • Cedarville Elementary School
  • Mulberry Senior Center
  • Mulberry Primary School
  • Alma
    • Alma Primary School
    • Alma High School
    • Alma Middle School
    • Alma Intermediate School
  • Rena Elementary School
  • King Elementary School
  • Butterfield Middle School
  • Van Buren
    • Van Buren High School
    • Van Buren Senior Center at Knox and Lafayette

Franklin County

  • Charleston — Charleston High School
  • Ozark
    • Ozark Middle School
    • Ozark Schools Central Campus

Johnson County

  • Westside High School (Behind the administration office and high school)
  • Lamar High School (Attached to the administration building)
  • Behind Clarksville Primary School
  • Between Clarksville Junior High and Clarksville Kraus Middle School

LeFlore County

  • Arkoma — First Baptist Church
  • Heavener — Saferoom between the High School and Elementary School
  • Howe — New Highschool Gym
  • Panama — Panama Middle School
  • Pocola — Elementary School
  • Poteau
    • High School
    • Pansy Kidd Middle School
    • Upper Elementary School
    • Primary School
  • Spiro — High School Safe Room
  • Wister — Behind new High School Gym

Logan County

  • County Line Elementary School
  • Paris Middle School
  • Booneville Elementary School
  • Booneville High School

Madison County

  • Watson Primary School

Polk County

  • Mena High School
  • Mena Middle School
  • Acorn Elementary School
  • Polk County Courthouse Basement

Scott County

  • Waldron
    • Waldron Middle School
    • Waldron Elementary School
    • Waldron Storm Shelter

Sebastian County

  • Fort Smith (Shelters won’t open until tornado sirens go off)
    • Ben Geren Park
    • Darby Junior High School
    • Tilles Elementary School
    • Howard Elementary School
    • Trusty Elementary School
    • Morrison Elementary School
    • Spradling Elementary School
    • Sutton Elementary School
    • Kimmons Junior High School
    • Sunnymeade Elementary School
    • Pike Elementary School
    • Ballman Elementary School
    • Bonneville Elementary School
    • Ramsey Junior High School
    • Fairview Elementary
    • Euper Lane Elementary School
    • Carnell Elementary School
    • Orr Elementary School
    • Chaffin Junior High School
    • Woods Elementary
    • Cook Elemetary
  • Barling — Barling Elementary School
  • Arkoma — First Baptist Church
  • Greenwood
    • Greenwood High School
    • Westwood Elementary School
    • East Hills Middle School
  • Lavaca — Lavaca Elementary School
  • Hackett — Hackett Elementary School (North side of the school)

Sequoyah County

  • Roland
    • Roland Storm Shelter
    • Roland High School
  • Mineral Springs Church
  • Sallisaw
    • Sequoyah County Jail
    • Immanuel Baptist Church
    • Central Public School

Washington County

  • Prairie Grove — Prairie Grove Elementary School
  • Greenland — Greenland Elementary School