WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm effective from 7 pm Saturday until 6 am Monday. A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-12" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 8-12" possible. However, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-7". Additionally, gusty winds will be blowing the snow quite a bit, causing drifting on roads along with poor visibility. Travel is discouraged from late Saturday night through Sunday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 4 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Warning area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 8 and 12" of accumulation are possible. Additionally, strong winds will cause blowing and drifting snow. Driving conditions will be hazardous Sunday. Travel is not encouraged.

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Cinderella Project launching in Kalamazoo this weekend

Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A local formal wear shop and other local groups are hoping to help West Michigan girls feel like princesses this prom season.

They're teaming up for the Cinderella Project of Kalamazoo to make sure that every girl has a dress to wear this year.

The event used to be by referral only but now this year for the first time the event is open to all high school aged girls, you just have to present your high school i.d.

Memories Bridal and Evening Wear is sponsoring the event.

This year they have more than 1,000 dresses and accessories for girls who can't afford a prom dress and need a little help.

"It's what they dream about all year long, they look forward to," Says Adrienne Wissner the owner of "Memories Bridal" "They remember for years and years afterwards so for some girls this is their one and only chance to have to dress up and feel like a princess so for us it's something that's really important that every girl has the opportunity to do that I'd they would like to attend prom."

The Cinderella Project of Kalamazoo is this Saturday, April 6th from noon to 4P.M. at the Girl Scout's building on Maple Street in Kalamazoo.

Donations of gently used gowns and accessories from the public are welcome and accepted throughout the year at Memories Bridal & Evening Wear.

Monetary donations or gift certificates dry cleaning are also being accepted and appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at Memories Bridal & Evening Wear, located at 203 E. Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo.

They can be contacted at (269) 344-2404.

Learn more by clicking here.


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