The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of West Michigan except counties along the Michigan-Indiana border, 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" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected. However, Allegan, Barry and Eaton counties could see between 4-7", and between 3 and 5" could fall along a line from Holland to Grand Rapids to Lansing. 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 WATCHfor the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 10 pm Sunday: Berrien, Cass, St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Watch area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 7 and 10" 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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Man shot in drive-by in Springfield

Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
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SPRINGFIELD, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Deputies in Calhoun County are investigating a drive-by shooting.

It happened Wednesday afternoon near the corner of Wellworth Ave. and North 26th Street in Springfield.

The victim told police that a man in an eastbound vehicle shot him in the leg with a handgun. The vehicle then sped away.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male driving a blue Chevrolet Malibu or Impala with dark tinted windows.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department or Silent Observer.


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