WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm 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 near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 8-12" possible. However, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-7". 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: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Van Buren,  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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UPDATE: KDPS says more than one person was shooting in 19yr old's homicide

Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Newschannel 3 has confirmed Kalamazoo Police are investigating the homicide of a 19-year-old Kalamazoo man.

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety was called to the scene of a shooting in the 3,200 block of Mount Olivet Road late Wednesday, July 23rd.

Officers discovered that there had been at least two people shooting at each other in the area however, everyone had fled prior to officers arrival.  

According to a release, minutes later a vehicle arrived at Borgess Hospital with a victim of a gunshot wound.

The ER was briefly put on lock-down as is procedure in the case of a shooting.

The victim has been identified by family members as Chris Adams.

Officers were back out canvassing the neighborhood and searching a nearby wooded area with police dogs Thursday morning.
 
This is the fifth homicide in Kalamazoo this year.

Right now anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.

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