10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with for your weather today and always!

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Storms whip Van Buren County
by: Kyle Sparks
updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Residents in Grand Junction and across Van Buren County are dealing with damage wrought by heavy storms coming off Lake Michigan at this hour.

A full 55 percent of Consumers customers in Van Buren County--just over 4,400--are without power at this time, with over 5,000 customers in total in the dark.

In Grand Junction, large trees were ripped from the ground due to the force of the storm.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, and a flood advisory remains in place for the eastern part of the county until 6:30 p.m.

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