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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Candlelight vigil to be held for unsolved murders in Calhoun Co.

Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Organizers will hold a candlelight vigil Friday night in honor of the 84-unsolved murders in Battle Creek and the rest of Calhoun County dating back to 1997.

The vigil is being put on by the organization FAME or Families Against Murder for Equal Justice.

It was founded by a woman named Bonnie Nunnally back in 1997 after her son was murdered.

The organization has been proactive in addressing the issue of unsolved homicides in the Battle Creek area for the past 13 years.

The vigil is at 6:00 at Maranatha Church of God in Battle Creek.
          



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