Call 2-1-1 in Alabama for assistance/information of any kind. It's like 9-1-1, except for non-emergency questions of any sort.
Alabama Emergency Management Agency / Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency. (205) 254-2039.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) serves to keep Alabamians safe from potential disaster and to minimize physical or financial suffering from these events. Offices are located in all 67 counties in Alabama. They provide around-the-clock monitoring of varying conditions throughout the state (weather developments, etc.) and provide the absolute highest standard of safety for Alabama citizens in times of crisis. They coordinate timely emergency assistance to local communities when they are affected by disasters such as tornadoes, floods or hurricanes. In the event of any situation or disaster that escalates beyond local government control, they work on behalf of Alabama citizens to ensure prompt assistance on both the state and federal levels.