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: Police set up perimeter in Holland, searching for shooter

Updated: Friday, February 15 2013, 11:58 PM EST
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HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police have set up a perimeter around the area near 132nd Street and Pine Oak Avenue in Holland.

Ottawa County dispatch confirmed that the perimeter stretches from James north to Riley, and 132nd west to 136th.

According to Holland Police, they are searching for a suspect on foot after shots were fired at a house in Holland Township.

Once on scene, officers determined that a domestic disturbance had taken place between parents and son.

The son reportedly took a shotgun from the house where the three lived, and fired several shots outside the home before fleeing.

The suspect was identified as an approximately 40-year-old male, around 6 feet tall, and 250 pounds, wearing a black shirt and black pants.

The perimeter was set up, and officers are continuing to search for the suspect.

Holland Police were called into assist Ottawa County officials in the search, but at this time, they have been unable to locate the suspect.

Reports indicate that police are going door to door in the area in their search.

Newschannel 3 has a crew on-scene and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.
UPDATE: Police set up perimeter in Holland, searching for shooter
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