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Gov. Ivey tours tornado damage in Wetumpka.

Tornado Rips Through Wetumpka Causing Extensive Damage Posted 01-19-2019 by Sherrel Stewart. A tornado Saturday devastated Wetumpka.

Day after storm: Wetumpka tornado possible EF-2. - WSFA.

See the latest updates, context, and perspectives about this story.Wind Creek Casino: Finally hit a small jackpot! - See 63 traveller reviews, 11 candid photos, and great deals for Wetumpka, AL, at Tripadvisor.A high-end EF2 tornado caused significant damage in Wetumpka. It touched down just southwest of town and rapidly intensified as it entered Wetumpka, where multiple homes sustained loss of roofs and exterior walls and many trees were downed. The First Presbyterian Church was destroyed and the First Baptist Church was severely damaged. Power lines were downed, and vehicles were tossed, rolled.


The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the storm that hit Wetumpka at 2:44 p.m. While we don’t officially know what time the tornado hit Wetumpka, WSFA 12 News is estimating (based on radar) that it hit downtown at 2:54 p.m.The newspaper reported that in addition to the churches, the Wetumpka Police Department and 25 homes sustained major damage in the EF-2 tornado (winds of 111 to 135 mph) that cut a 300-yard path through the city’s downtown.

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The city of Wetumpka was rattled Saturday afternoon as a tornado went ripping through the downtown area just before 3 p.m. “This is devastating,” Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis said. “We were not expecting anything like this. It’s taken a toll on us. We have historic buildings, historic churches, everything totally destroyed. Homes that.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

The city of Wetumpka was rattled Saturday afternoon as a tornado went ripping through the downtown area just before 3 p.m. “This is devastating,” Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis said. “We were.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

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Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

Wetumpka, Alabama is hit by a dangerous tornado that caused extensive damage along a residential area.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

One structure that did have damage was the historic chapel at Wetumpka First Baptist Church, which had a temporary roof in place after being hit by an EF-2 tornado on Jan. 19. Tuesday’s storms ripped the temporary roof off the structure, the latest setback for the congregation.

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Tornado hits downtown Wetumpka.. Again this is caleb turrentine uh with that uncle harold we're trying to just show some of the damage done uh by the tornado that came through um not not too long ago um Damage to houses obviously damage to trees damaged Street signs uh light poles um damage uh heavy damage to uh some of the uh churches on uh main Street downtown Uh so I'll just keep walking.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

WETUMPKA, AL (WSFA) - Gov. Kay Ivey visited Wetumpka on Monday to tour the damage left behind by Saturday afternoon’s tornado. Afterwards, she spoke about the destruction she’d seen.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

In all 20 homes were hit by the EF-2 tornado, and five of them were destroyed.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the storm that hit Wetumpka at 2:44 p.m. While we don’t officially know what time the tornado hit Wetumpka, WSFA 12 News is estimating.

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We did not sustain any tornado damage; however, many of our neighbors did. Please keep the city of Wetumpka in your prayers.

Tornado devastates Downtown Wetumpka - WSFA.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

Tornado devastates Downtown Wetumpka WETUMPKA, AL (WSFA) - Downtown Wetumpka was significantly damaged by a tornado Saturday afternoon. The public was asked to stay away from downtown Wetumpka Saturday night to allow first responders to work. A curfew is in effect for the impacted area until 6 a.m. Sunday.

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Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis said a senior center is severely damaged and the police department also was damaged.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

Possible tornado hits small Alabama city The Associated Press Published Saturday, January 19, 2019 9:05PM EST A rainbow over damage from a tornado touchdown in Wetumpka, Ala., on Saturday, Jan. 19.

Wetumpka casino hit by tornado

A curfew is now in place for downtown Wetumpka as of Saturday evening, where a likely tornado caused extensive damage this afternoon.