The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm 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 10-12" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 8-12" possible. However, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-7". 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 from 7 pm Saturday until 4 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Warning area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 8 and 12" 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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Police in Holland investigate early morning home invasion

Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
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HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police in Holland are investigating a home invasion.

It happened around 4:30 Thursday at an apartment at 461 Lincoln Ave.

The residents say that two black males wearing hooded sweatshirts and bandanas broke into the home. One was carrying a shotgun. Both of the occupants were assaulted during the robbery.

One of the victims was taken to the hospital for treatment of contusions and laceration. The other victim was treated on scene.

A wallet and X-box were taken from the home.

The suspects fled in a silver vehicle.

Holland Police are investigating the incident and would like to speak to anyone who may have information or who may have seen the suspects or the vehicle in the area. Anyone willing to share additional information is asked to contact Holland police detectives at 616-355-1150 or via email at Persons wishing to remain anonymous may do so by contacting Ottawa County Silent Observer at


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