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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Funeral arrangements set for victim in Wyoming Craigslist murders

Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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WYOMING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Funeral arrangements are set for one of the victims in last week's triple murder-suicide in Wyoming.

Family and friends will remember Brooke Slocum and her unborn baby, Audi Lynn, with a visitation Wednesday at the Lake Funeral Home in Ionia from 2:00 to 4:00 and again from 6:00 to 8:00.

Funeral services will be Thursday afternoon at 1:00 at the Saranac Community Church.

Those attending the services are encouraged to wear tie-dye or other bright colors.

Police say 31-year-old Brady Oestrike strangled 18-year-old Brooke Slocum, killing her and her unborn daughter and decapitated her boyfriend, 25-year-old Charles Oppenneer, before killing himself.




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