EF 2 Tornado

REBUILDING WETUMPKA: Sunday Marks One Year Anniversary of EF-2 Tornado

This weekend marks the one year anniversary since an EF-2 tornado damaged homes, businesses and churches in Wetumpka. Today, you can still reminders of that January 2019 day. “It was very very scary. I actually came out on the front porch here when I heard the sirens and stuff going off. And the wind started picking up very bad, so…

Wetumpka Tornado: Six Months Later

It’s been six months since an EF-2 tornado hit near downtown Wetumpka. The tornado, which touched down on Saturday, Jan. 19, caused extensive damage to First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church, the city police department and many homes. Today, you can see that there has been a lot of cleanup, though signs of the storm remain. Much of the debris…

Wetumpka Strong Community Luncheon Held In Wetumpka

People in Wetumpka are still cleaning up months after an EF-2 tornado damaged the city. City leaders held a luncheon today to get the community together, as they continue moving forward. “It’s a great opportunity for the city to reach out and just try to help people feel better as we start looking toward the future,” Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis…