WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren starting Tuesday at 7am and ending at 8pm.  

Snow will start to move into the area by daybreak Tuesday.  This will lead to a few slick spots during your morning commute.  Snow will start to mix with sleet by mid morning with accumulations totaling around 2-4 inches along and north of I-96 and 1-2" along and south of I-94.  Sleet will transitions into freezing rain by early to mid afternoon.  One to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulations are possible south of I-96.  Light rain showers are possible during the late afternoon/early evening and then will wind down quickly into the later evening hours.  Light freezing drizzle is possible after sunset. 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, St. Joseph starting at 6am Tuesday and ending at 1pm. 


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List released of most stolen car models

Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - U.S. experts say when it comes to stolen cars, thieves are actually going after older models, rather than brand new ones.

Federal officials say thieves are then taking them to chop shops where they can be dissected and sold for parts.

Law enforcement experts say newer models have also become harder for thieves to hot wire and drive away.

The most stolen cars from last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Board, are the Honda Accord, the Honda Civic and the Chevrolet Silverado.
Police urge car owners to keep cars locked up and parked in well-lit, well-travelled areas.

You can also take extra precautions such as a steering-wheel lock or install an ignition kill switch.

Police say even etching the vehicles VIN number somewhere visible can make it harder for thieves to take them to chop shops.

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