Alabama cities break records for Christmas Day temperatures

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Forecasters say that several Alabama cities set record high temperatures on Christmas Day. reports that one of the state’s warmest readings was in Montgomery, where it was 82 degrees on Sunday, breaking the record of 81 from 1987.

Birmingham hit 78 degrees Christmas Day, breaking the previous record of 77 set last year. Tuscaloosa tied its record high for the date of 80 degrees.

The National Weather Service reports that Mobile’s high of 80 degrees on Christmas Day broke the record of 79, which was set in 2015.

Republished with permission of the Associated Press.