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Schools will close at 1 p.m. today due to a water outage. The Herald / Briana Wilson

Wetumpka Elementary, Middle and High schools are closing at 1 p.m. today due to a water outage in the Wetumpka area.

The outage was caused by a water main leak Thursday, which is currently being worked on by the Wetumpka Water System.

The outage is not expected to impact a return to school as normal Friday.