Elmore County Storm Damage Confirmed


Storm damage has been confirmed in Elmore County from the tornado-warned storm that moved through just before 4AM Wednesday.

The river bridge on U.S. Highway 231 on the Elmore/Montgomery county line had to be closed due to downed power lines. It has since reopened.

Elmore County EMA Director Keith Barnett says there are trees down on the southern side of Wetumpka, in the Jasmine Hill Road and Rifle Range Road areas. Crews are still assessing the damage.

A natural gas leak was reported on Jasmine Hill Road at 4:22AM.

There is damage in the Willow Springs Road area as well as Ware Road.

On Dozier Road, a homeowner says the back porch was blown off of their house.

There is a transformer and power lines down on U.S. Highway 231 between Rifle Range Road and Jasmine Hill Road.

Trees are down on a house and carport on Firetower Road.

Debris is blocking the intersection of Maverick Circle and Dozier Road.

A propane leak is reported in the 4100 block of Dozier Road.

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