WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES

1 AM UNTIL 4 PM THURSDAY

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES remain for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties from 1 AM until 4 PM Thursday afternoon.  Snow, sleet, and freezing rain develop shortly after midnight and prior to your Thursday morning commute.  Roads will be slippery; freezing rain and sleet ultimately transition to snow by late morning or midday Thursday.  Ice accumulations and the timing make this event impactful for all travelers.  Snowfall accumulations ... Holland to Lansing and north: 1" to 2" ... south of that line including Kalamazoo: less than 2/10" of ice, very little snow.

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Prisoners escape in Ukraine after rocket hits jail

Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014

UKRAINE (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say more than 100 prisoners have escaped a high-security facility after it was hit by a shell.

It happened in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.

A city council spokesman says a jail riot followed the direct rocket hit that claimed the life of at least one inmate.

Ukrainian government forces have over the past week intensified their push on Donetsk and have succeeded in surrounding it.

U.S. | World News

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