The Elmore County Commission is currently responding to and assessing damage created by the tornadic activity this afternoon. Elmore County EMA and first responders are currently assisting the City of Wetumpka in their efforts. Citizens are urged to stay clear of downtown Wetumpka and areas affected along the track of the storm. Unnecessary travel is hindering emergency personnel from clearing roadways of downed power lines, trees, and debris.
A curfew in downtown Wetumpka has been established for 6:00 pm tonight. Only emergency personnel will be permitted in the area to assist residents.