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.

Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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City park ranger beaten in Philadelphia

Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Philadelphia police have arrested a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old suspect and are searching for a third in the videotaped beating of a city park ranger.

"I'm just like 'this is ridiculous.' I didn't even think it was going to go to the level that it did," said Mariano Verrico, who shot the video.

The beating, captured by on onlooker, happened Friday at Love Park."

Police say the park ranger was trying to enforce a no-skateboarding rule.

The video shows one suspect punching the ranger in the face, kicking him while he's down and even spitting at the ranger after refusing a request to leave.     



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