WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, WINTER STORM WATCH

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" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected. However, Allegan, Barry and Eaton counties could see between 4-7", and between 3 and 5" could fall along a line from Holland to Grand Rapids to Lansing. 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 WATCHfor the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 10 pm Sunday: 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 Watch area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 7 and 10" 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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Battle Creek man jailed on domestic assault, kidnapping charges

Updated: Saturday, August 30, 2014
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A 22-year-old Battle Creek man is in custody following an incident Friday afternoon.

Police were called out to the area of Upton and Washington Avenue just before 1:00 p.m. on a report of a woman being assaulted and fleeing from a vehicle.

When the suspect realized the police had been called, he reportedly dragged the woman into the car and fled the scene.

The woman was eventually able to convince the man to let her go on North Washington.

She was treated for injuries from the assault.

Officers later located and arrested the man in the 400 block of W. Van Buren Street.

He's currently lodged in the Calhoun County Jail.

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