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Severe weather in Southeast spawns 3 tornadoes

BUSH, La. (AP) - A line of severe weather moving across the Southeast has spawned three tornadoes in the New Orleans area and dumped as much seven inches of rain in parts of Mississippi.

The Louisiana tornadoes touched down early Wednesday.

Forecaster Mike Shields says one tornado touched down about 10 miles southwest of Bush in St. Tammany Parish around 5:20 a.m. - injuring one person, damaging a house, destroying a trailer and knocking down trees. Emergency officials say the woman suffered a cut on her head.

In Mississippi, reports of damage have been sporadic but no deaths or injuries were immediately reported by the Highway Patrol or emergency officials.

Forecasters are also expecting a day of rough weather in Alabama.

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