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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UPDATE: Driver in fatal crash arraigned on multiple charges, facing possible deportation
by: Randy Lubratich
updated: Thursday, August 7, 2014

HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The driver in a fatal car v. Motorcycle crash is now being held on $250,000 bail.

Eulises Mora-Hernandez, 30, was arraigned Wednesday, August 6th in the 58th District Court by Judge Knoll.

The crash happened around 9pm Sunday (8/3) night.

Ottawa County Sheriff's Deputies say a vehicle heading east on 32nd crossed the centerline and crashed head on with a motorcycle drivne by David Ashterhof, 57.

The Holland resident was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Investigators say after the crash, two passengers in the vehicle took off on foot. They were captured a short time later.

Mora-Hernandez has been charged with OWI causing death, Driving with License Suspended causing death, and failing to stop at a fatal accident.  

All three suspects are being held for ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) as a result of their immigration status.

The Holland Department of Public Safety is working closely with the Ottawa County Prosecutors Office and additional criminal charges may be filed.

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