Recovery in Wetumpka begins day after tornado

Churches destroyed in Wetumpka

WETUMPKA, AL (WBRC) - Damage in Elmore County is significant and widespread one day after a tornado impacted the area.

A preliminary survey from the National Weather Service indicates an EF-2 tornado hit Wetumpka Saturday afternoon, destroying or damaging at least 35 homes in Elmore County and causing at least one minor injury. John Deblock with NWS said the tornado had wind speeds between 120 and 130 mph. They will make their final assessment once all the damage has been assessed.

Drone footage of tornado damage in Wetumpka

We had a crew in downtown Wetumpka on Sunday. They took the photos in the gallery below.

To make a donation to the Central Alabama Community Foundation, click here.

Copyright 2019 WBRC. All rights reserved.