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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Sprinkle Rd. closed at I-94 overpass due to crash

Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Sprinkle Road was closed for over an hour Tuesday night after a crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle.

According to police, a motorcyle with two riders ran a red light traveling southbound on Sprinkle Road, and struck the driver's side door of a pickup truck, whose driver was its only occupant.

The three victims were transported to a local hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet, while the passenger was not. They were only identified as a man and woman in their 30s. Both were conscious when police arrived.

The driver of the pickup truck was only identified as a man in his 40s from Kalamazoo.

There is no indication of drug or alcohol use being factors in the crash.

Newschannel 3 will pass along more information as it comes in.

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