WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, WINTER STORM WATCH

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" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected. However, Allegan, Barry and Eaton counties could see between 4-7", and between 3 and 5" could fall along a line from Holland to Grand Rapids to Lansing. 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 WATCHfor the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 10 pm Sunday: 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 Watch area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 7 and 10" 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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Woman injured in hit and run crash

Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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SPRINGFIELD, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A 64-year-old Springfield woman is recovering after a hit-and-run crash in Calhoun County that led to the arrest of two people.

It happened Monday morning near North 21st Street and West Goguac Street in Springfield.

Witnesses say a 24-year-old man was speeding when he crashed into the woman's vehicle.

After the crash, deputies say the man got out of the car and took off.

While investigating, police say the female owner of the car gave them false information about the suspect driver.

However, police tracked the suspect down to a home on North 21st Street. He was hiding in the basement.  

Both the man and woman were arrested for fleeing police and providing false information.


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