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.

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Pistorius breaks down in court

Updated: Tuesday, February 19 2013, 08:14 AM EST
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SOUTH AFRICA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears inside a South African courtroom Tuesday morning.

No cameras were allowed at the bail hearing, which is being held the same day as the funeral of his girlfriend who he is accused of killing.

Friends and family gathered together Tuesday to say goodbye to super model Reeva Steenkamp in the South African city of Port Elizabeth.

Pistorius' family calls her death a tragic accident and says the sprinter is not a killer but a sportsman who acted on instinct.

They say he shot her because he thought she was an intruder.

"I have never seen him show an angry side. I have never seen him lose his temper. And it's just -- he's an incredibly kind and gentle human being. That's the way I know him," said friend Vanessa Haywood.

Prosecutors say Pistorius should be denied bail because they have a rock solid premeditated murder case against him.

If convicted of premeditated murder, he could spend the rest of his life in prison.



Pistorius breaks down in court
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