FROST ADVISORY

UNTIL 9 AM

The National Weather Service maintains a FROST ADVISORY in Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties until 9 AM.  Early morning temperatures are already at or slightly above the freezing mark, which encourages frost.  It's reasonable for temperatures to fall through the 7 AM hour, and a light freeze is also possible.  Hopefully, plants and flowers were covered last night or brought inside for protection.  

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Dangerous toxins found in Ohio water

Updated: Saturday, August 2, 2014
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TOLEDO, Ohio (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Water at a Toledo, Ohio, treatment plant has tested positive for a dangerous toxin -- and nearly 500,000 people have been told not to drink the tap water.

Ohio's Gov. John Kasich has declared a state of emergency in three counties.

According to an alert issued by the city of Toledo, chemists were conducting tests at the city's Collins Water Treatment Plant when samples tested positive for microcystin, a toxin possibly caused by an algae bloom in Lake Erie.

Now, thousands of people are flocking to Toledo shopping areas to buy bottled water.

Some Michigan communities are also affected by Toledo's water problems, including Luna Pier and Bedford and Erie townships in Monroe County.

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