WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES remain for all of West Michigan for an accumulation of snow followed by sleet and freezing rain and even plain rain.  The ADVISORIES last until 8 PM everywhere save for Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties where the expiration time is 1 PM.  Snowfall ranges from 1" to 3" near and south of I-96 including Kalamazoo.  North of I-96, amounts may be greater in a range from 2" to 4".  Once snow transitions to freezing rain, ice accumulations of 1/10" perhaps upwards of 2/10" are possible.  Plus, secondary and back roads are likely to remain icy even when air temperatures reach the middle 30s this afternoon.  Please be careful traveling!

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Man nearly drowns in Muskegon River

Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Crews rescued a man from nearly drowning in the Muskegon River.

Big Rapids police say just after midnight Thursday an officer found the 59-year-old face down in the water about 10 to 15 feet from the dirt embankment.

The officer jumped into the water and pulled the man to shore.

He was then taken to Spectrum Health in Big Rapids where they were able to get a pulse.

There is no word on the man's condition at this time.



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