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.

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Children approached by suspicious person

Updated: Friday, March 8 2013, 07:27 PM EST
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COLDWATER, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Police in Coldwater are warning of a suspicious situation that happened near an elementary school Thursday.

Officers say that two elementary students were walking to school Thursday when a person who was parked in a parking lot asked them if they wanted candy.

The children didn't respond and went to the school to report the incident.

Police say that they learned that a third child experienced a similar encounter the previous day while walking home from school.

Police describe the suspect as a white male who was young or of high school age with acne or a rough complexion. The vehicle was dark colored.

School officials are working with police to monitor school grounds and surrounding neighborhoods.

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