WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, WINTER STORM WATCH

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" 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.

Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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One killed in Mattawan shooting

Updated: Monday, February 18 2013, 07:35 AM EST
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MATTAWAN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Michigan State police crime lab is inside the Antwerp Township Hall, and activity center right now, trying to figure out who shot and killed a man at a party this morning.

They are collecting evidence and conducting interviews with witnesses.

The Mattawan Chief of Police say there was a party at the activity center last night into the early hours of Sunday morning.

A fight broke out and during the course of the fight one male was shot and killed around 1:45 a.m.

Another person was taken to the hospital with injuries not from a gunshot.

At this time police do not have any suspects in custody and do not know if the victim and shooter knew each other.

They tell us the shooting happened inside a large room inside the hall where there was music and dancing.

Police confirm that a group had rented out the hall for the evening but are not giving details.

We found a flyer on Facebook with details of a party called "Black Excellence Pt. II." It was an 18 and up party from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. at the activity center Saturday night.

Once again police are not saying whether that was the party where the shooting happened.

Police have not released the name of either victims yet.

The Mattawan Police Chief told Newschannel 3, that they have not had a deadly shooting in Mattawan since 2005.

We will continue to keep you updated as this story develops.
One killed in Mattawan shooting
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