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Death toll expected to rise

Good Tuesday morning from MSNewsNow's Brandon Artiles!

It's 75 degrees this morning and there's a slight chance of rain on the runoff election day. Meteorologist Paul Williams will let you know what time to head to the polls to avoid any rain in his First Alert Forecast.

Speaking of, voters in Jackson and Canton can head to the polls starting at 7 a.m., to vote in runoff elections for mayor. Find out how Jonathan Lee and Chokwe Lumumba are planning on winning last minute votes in the Capital City.

And in national news, several parts of Oklahoma begin the long road to recover following a second day of devastating storms. Emergency officials say they expect the death toll to rise as rescue crews continue to search for survivors from the tornadoes which have already claimed 51 lives including 20 children.

All those stories and much more are headed your way at the top of the hour.

Please join us from 5 to 7 and for more Mississippi News Now we'll see you on Fox 40 from 7 to 9.

Have a good Tuesday!

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