WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of West Michigan except counties along the Michigan-Indiana border, 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 along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 6-10" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-6". 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: Berrien, Cass, 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.

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

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USTA Boys Nationals begin Saturday in Kzoo

Updated: Sunday, August 3, 2014
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The 72nd USTA Boys Nationals begin Saturday morning at Kalamazoo College.

Tournament director Mark Riley tells Newschannel 3 that this year's field is absolutely stacked, with this year's junior Wimbledon champion and runner-up, along with the top-ranked junior, Francis Tiafoe.

Riley says, "There's a lot of experience coming back. A lot of experienced winners this year in the ITF, with Wimbledon, the French Open and Australian Open tennis. This field has been doing a great job against rest of the world this year."

The nine-day event begins Saturday morning with 16 and 18 doubles. At 7p.m., seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Mats Wilander teams up with local star Paul Oosterbaan in a doubles exhibition against the number-one seeded team in 18 doubles.

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