WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

 A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-14" 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 wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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Van Buren Co. woman missing for nearly 10 days

Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Deputies in Van Buren County are on the lookout for a Geneva Township woman, missing for nearly 10 days.

According to deputies, 43-year-old Robin Renee Shepherd was last seen Monday, August 4, at Borgess Hospital on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.

Shepherd was a patient at Borgess, and was released on August 4, at around 2:00 p.m.

Deputies say Shepherd spoke with her husband around noon that day, and did not indicate that she was scheduled to be released.

Her family says they have not seen or heard from her since.

They add that they are concerned for her well-being, as she has various medical problems and is in need of prescribed medications.

Van Buren County deputies say they do not believe she has a cellphone, nor does she have any family or friends in the area.

They do not believe there has been any foul play at this time.

If anyone has seen Robin Shepherd or has any information as to her whereabouts, call the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office or your local law enforcement agency.

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