Monday, May 5 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-05-05 11:59:35 GMT
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Meteorologist Josh Johnson has updated the latest forecast which shows rain and a slight risk of severe weather across parts of central and western Alabama.
Josh says " A large cluster of showers and thunderstorms is ongoing this morning across central and south Alabama. We note that the Storm Prediction Center has outlined parts of central and western Alabama under their standard "Slight" risk of severe weather. We think there's a small chance of some isolated gusty wind and/or hail in the strongest storm cores. The tornado risk is ALMOST zero."
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