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Strong tornadoes possible in parts of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Forecasters are warning of a high risk of severe weather in parts of Alabama on Christmas Day.

The National Weather Service said in a report Monday morning that a powerful low pressure system will sweep across Alabama, bringing the risk of twisters -- some of them possibly strong tornadoes.

The weather service's Mobile office projects that southwest Alabama will at a substantial risk of severe weather on Christmas Day. A special weather statement states there's a risk of these storms producing tornadoes during the day, with some strong tornadoes possible. Forecasters say it's likely the storms will also produce large hail.

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