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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: Then and Now

On January 19th an EF-2 Tornado tore through downtown Wetumpka. Alabama News Network was among the first crews on the scene. What we saw was hard to describe. Destruction was everywhere. Powerpoles were snapped like toothpicks. Homes, businesses, and churches were destroyed. Trees were strewn across almost every major street on the west side of Bibb-Graves bridge, and almost all…