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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Driver pinned in vehicle after crash in Grand Haven

Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
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GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Deputies in Ottawa County are investigating a serious crash.

It happened Thursday around 6:15am at the intersection of 172nd Ave. and Comstock Street in Grand Haven.

Investigators say that 27-year-old Princess Warren was going southbound on 172nd. Police say she was driving with no lights on and went through a red light.

Her car was broadsided by a pick-up truck driven by a 59-year-old man who had the green light.

Warren was unconscious and pinned inside her vehicle after the crash. She was flown to the hospital by an Areomed helicopter with life-threatening injuries.

Police say that they later discovered that Warren was involved in a shoplifting incident at the Meijer on US-31 and was fleeing when the crash occurred.

 

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