WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

 A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-14" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 10-14" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 6-10". 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 until 6 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Kent, Ionia, Ottawa, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm  until 6 am Monday.

Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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Motorcylist killed after being struck by a car

Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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KENT COUNTY, Mich.  (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - MSP Troopers are investigating a fatality crash in Tyrone Township that involved a passenger car and a motorcycle.

It happened on 17 mile Rd. (M-46) near Sparta Ave just before 6am Tuesday morning.

A 2004 Chevy Impala driven by Cody Jerls, 28, from Kent City was traveling east on 17 mile road when he attempted a left turn into a private driveway and turned into the path of a westbound motorcycle.

The motorcycle driver, identified as 56-year-old Thomas Clemens, of Rockford, was pronounced on the scene.

The crash is still under investigation but alcohol is not considered a factor.

The roadway re-opened at approximately 3:00 p.m.

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