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Look Ahead: Scattered storms and showers expected by afternoon. DA: Prison employee provided tools to escapees.

Good morning! Here are some things to keep your eye on today: 

Scattered storms and showers expected later today.

It will be hot and steamy with highs in the upper 80s and heat indices in the middle 90s. 

Scattered showers and storms will develop towards the lunch hour and continue this afternoon before winding down after sunset. Rain chances are around 40%.

Like previous days, some of the storms could contain very heavy rainfall, frequent lightning, and gusty winds.

DA: Prison employee gave tools to escapees in prison escape.

According to CNN: Joyce Mitchell, a Clinton Correctional Facility employee, "provided some form of equipment or tool" to the two convicted murderers that escaped from the maximum security prison in upstate New York.

K-9 units recently picked up their scent on Thursday and police feel that they are hot on their tracks. 

Tune in to WAFF News at Noon for more information.

Have a great day and a safe weekend!

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