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.

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Armed Robbery in Grand Rapids

Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
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Grand Rapids, MICH. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating after an armed robbery happened at Woody's Cone Shop.

Officers responded to an armed robbery in progress in the 700 block of 28th Street SE around 11:30 Saturday night.

The suspect reportedly entered the business near closing time and confronted employees with a handgun.

The employees were moved to the area of the safe where the suspect attempted to get the code to get inside the safe.

Dispatch was notified during the robbery that something may have been wrong at the store.

Multiple officers responded, setting up a perimeter around the business.

As officers got into position, the suspect ran out the front door and took off on foot.

The 22 year old suspect ran to the back of the building where he was arrested by officers.

A weapon and stolen property were recovered and the suspect is being held on an armed robbery charge.

If you have any information about this or recent armed robberies in Kent County you are encouraged to call the Grand Rapids Police Department or Silent Observer.

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