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.