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.

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Fiery crash kills two

Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
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BELVIDERE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Authorities say two young men are dead and another was seriously injured in a fiery crash in Montcalm County.

According to the Grand Rapids Press, state troopers responded around 1:00 Monday morning to the crash in Belvidere Township.

Investigators believe the vehicle was going south on Musson Road when the 19-year-old driver veered off the road and into a tree. The vehicle then burst into flames.

The driver escaped and was taken to the hospital.

The Grand Rapids Press says a 19-year-old from Six Lakes and a 17-year-old from Mount Pleasant died at the scene.

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