I-94 EB lanes shut down in Paw Paw due to crash   I-94  EB lanes near MM 58 are closed due to slide off traffic crashes including a Van Buren County Deputy. He sustained minor injuries after being trapped in his vehicle. Roads are extremely icy.



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The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids maintains WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES in Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties until 4 PM.  Ice covered roads due to freezing rain will make your morning commute treacherous.  Freezing rain, sleet, and even a little snow transition to all snow toward midday.

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana maintains FREEZING RAIN ADVISORIES until 7 AM in Berrien, Cass, and St. Joe counties while the Branch county ADVISORY lasts until 10 AM.   

Please be careful this morning!  It will take you longer to get where you're going.  Stay with wwmt.com 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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