​​​​​Marengo County Emergency Communications District





Things to remember during severe weather:


Wondering about the weather conditions? Don’t call 911

Do NOT call 911 to find out about the weather conditions.   Your local television stations, radio stations, and NOAA weather radios will inform you of any severe weather in your area.  In the event of a tornado warning the weather sirens that are located in different areas of the county will be turned on.  Also, beware that on the first Thursday of every month at 9am the weather sirens will be turned on for a test.  



Power outage? Don’t call 911

When the power goes out, call your power company, not 911. During storms and power outages, dispatchers can be inundated with a high volume of calls that could create delays in emergency response.  Calling 911 does NOT get your power back on any faster than when you call.  In the event that your power goes out please call one of the numbers below.  


Alabama Power

      1-800-888-2726      


Black Warrior aka REA
1-855-462-9362



If you experience a power outage, another non life threatening emergency, or need to know if a school is letting out please call one of the numbers below to assistant you. Please write these numbers down and keep them close so you can be prepared when an emergency strikes.

Cable out? Don’t call 911

When your cable goes out, call your cable provider, not 911. During storms and power outages, dispatchers can be inundated with a high volume of calls that could create delays in emergency response. Calling 911 does NOT get your cable back on any faster than when you call.  In the event that your cable goes out please call one of the numbers below.

Demopolis CATV 
(334) 289-0727


Mediacom Cable 
1-888-847-6228



Road Conditions


When severe weather hits please DO NOT call 911 to find out road conditions.  During severe weather 911 dispatchers receive a large number of emergency calls and if they are tied up answering questions about road conditions then that is time that is taken away from an actual emergency.    If you need road conditions.





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A Weather Siren System is a system used to warn the general population of a tornado warning.  Whenever severe weather threatens the Citizens of Marengo County the E-911 Center is ready.  We have the sole responsibility of setting the weather sirens off in the event of a tornado warning. 


What Should I Do if I Hear the Sirens?
If the sirens are activated - and it is not a monthly siren test -
the public should see it as a signal to seek shelter;  
tune in to radio or television to get information about of emergency and instructions and recommendations;
listen to your local media for indications that the emergency is over.


Please be aware that the weather sirens will NOT sound for the duration of the tornado warning.  Just because the weather siren stops sounding does NOT mean that the chance for a tornado is over.  All citizens should listen to the radio or television for confirmation that the tornado warning has been canceled.



The weather sirens are tested the first Thursday of every month at 9am (weather permitting).






If you experience a power outage, another non life threatening emergency, or need to know if a school is letting out please call one of the numbers below to assistant you. Please write these numbers down and keep them close so you can be prepared when an emergency strikes.



Alabama Power

1-800-888-2726

Black Warrior aka REA

1-855-462-9362

Bryan Whitfield Hospital

(334) 289-4000

Alabama State Troopers

289-0102

Mediacom Cable

1-888-847-6228

Demopolis CATV

(334) 289-0727

Demopolis Board of Education

(334) 289-1670

Marengo County Board of Education

(334) 295-4123

Linden Board of Education

(334) 295-8802

 









The public should not call 9-1-1 unless they have an actual emergency.  The public should listen to the radio, television or click on one of the links below for weather information.