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 for the latest updates.

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Paw Paw man in jail after home invasion

Updated: Saturday, August 30, 2014
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MATTAWAN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A Paw Paw man is in jail after a man attempted home invasion in Van Buren County home.

Deputies tell Newschannel 3 it happened in the 43000 block of Woodland Blvd. in Mattawan Saturday morning.

The homeowner tells Newschannel 3 he heard a scraping at a basement bedroom window. He also found two screens had been broken and a strange pair of shoes on the deck.

Deputies say they found the 21-year-old suspect, barefoot, trying to hide in a wooded area near the home. They found one of the broken screens nearby. They say when they tried to arrest the suspect, he resisted.

The suspect told deputies he thought he knew the people who lived in the home and was trying to get in. Deputies arrested the man for attempted home invasion and resisting arrest.

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