WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

 A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-14" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 10-14" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 6-10". 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 until 6 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Kent, Ionia, Ottawa, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm  until 6 am Monday.

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

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Cristobal strengthens into hurricane off Bahamas

Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Cristobal has reached hurricane force in the Caribbean, where it is blamed for at least five deaths and flooding on a swath of islands.

The storm has sustained winds of 75 mph.

Meanwhile in the Pacific, Hurricane Marie has weakened into a Category 3 storm with winds up to 115 mph.

It's far southwest of the tip of Baja California. It could generate dangerous waves along the Southern California coast.

U.S. | World News

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