Wednesday and Thursday are Weather Aware days due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Isolated strong thunderstorms may develop late Wednesday afternoon, but widespread severe weather does not appear to be likely at this time.
Twenty-three-year-old Tony Ellison and Thirty-five-year-old Charles McDaniels broke out of the Great Plains Correctional Center in Hinton, Oklahoma on Monday. Hinton is west of Oklahoma City.
Prison guards notices they were gone at a 4 o'clock head count.
The escapees terrorized two elderly women, abducting them and stealing their cars. Fortunately the victims freed themselves and called police.