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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Jogger assaulted by naked man in Battle Creek

Updated: Saturday, August 30, 2014
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police in Battle Creek are investigating an assault.

It happened Wednesday around 9:40pm on a jogging path near Riverside Drive and Golden Ave.

Police say a 30-year-old woman was jogging on the path when she was pulled to the ground from behind by a man.

Police say he tried to grab at the woman and she struck him several times. When he stood up the woman realized that he was naked. He ran away down the path headed east.

Police searched the area but did not locate a suspect. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5'4"-5'5", weighing about 160-170 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Battle Creek police or Silent Observer.


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