WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

TUESDAY 7AM - 8PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren starting Tuesday at 7am and ending at 8pm.  

Snow will start to move into the area by daybreak Tuesday.  This will lead to a few slick spots during your morning commute.  Snow will start to mix with sleet by mid morning with accumulations totaling around 2-4 inches along and north of I-96 and 1-2" along and south of I-94.  Sleet will transitions into freezing rain by early to mid afternoon.  One to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulations are possible south of I-96.  Light rain showers are possible during the late afternoon/early evening and then will wind down quickly into the later evening hours.  Light freezing drizzle is possible after sunset. 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, St. Joseph starting at 6am Tuesday and ending at 1pm. 

 

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Hyundai fined over brake defect

Updated: Friday, August 8, 2014
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The federal government is fining Hyundai more than $17-million over a brake defect in its Genesis luxury cars.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the defect involves corrosion in key opponents of the brake system, reducing effectiveness.

The agency says Hyundai was aware in 2012 that brake fluids used in the model year 2009 to 2012 did not stop the corrosion in the brake system.

It also says instead of issuing a recall, Hyundai instructed dealers to change the brake fluid without explaining the consequences.

Hyundai eventually recalled 27,000 of the cars last year only hours before the government opened an investigation.

U.S. | World News

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