WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of West Michigan except counties along the Michigan-Indiana border, 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 along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 6-10" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-6". 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: Berrien, Cass, 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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Barry Co. man jailed on multiple CSC charges

Updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014
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BARRY COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Barry County man is behind bars, accused of sex crimes against a child.

While there isn't a lot of information immediately available, we do know that a 29-year-old man with a criminal history is behind bars in the case.

Newschannel 3 reached out to the Barry County Prosecutor Wednesday night for more information, but we've yet to hear back.

Newschannel 3 has learned that 29-year-old Christopher Mix, of Delton, is behind bars in the Barry County Jail, accused of sexually assaulting a child under 13. Sources tell us it's a 9-year-old girl.

According to the criminal complaint, Mix is facing 6 counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct.

Documents also state these alleged incidents happened in Barry Township, between April and July of this year.

Mix has been in trouble with the law before several times, dating back to 2003, for third-degree retail fraud in Battle Creek, and second-degree home invasion in Battle Creek that same year.

He was arrested for drugs in 2013, and then two weeks ago, he was arrested on six counts of CSC.

Investigators are keeping quiet about the case for now, and aren't revealing if the victim was a relative or not, or if there are more victims out there.

Bail was set at $250,000.

According to documents, he's been ordered to stay away from children, including his own.

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