A large tornado has been reported on the ground near Mobile, Alabama, on this Christmas Day.
The National Weather Service said at 4:59 p.m. (CST) a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near downtown Mobile or five miles southeast of Interstate 65 and US 45.
The storm was moving northeast at 45 mph.
This area is under an especially high risk for tornadoes associated with a strong storm that is developing and will cause blizzard conditions in parts of the Midwest and lower Great Lakes on Wednesday.
There have no been no reports of injuries.