The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids issues a LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY for Oceana, Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Berrien, Cass, and St. Joe counties until 9 PM.  2" to 6" of snow are possible on northwest winds of 15 to 20 mph bringing lake effect snow bands near and across US 131, at times.  Some locations will see more than 6", especially closer to Lake Michigan.  Roads are slippery and become more tricky once the sun sets.  

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Drought in California

CALIFORNIA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There are extreme weather conditions from coast to coast. The east is dealing with the polar vortex and the west coast dealing with more drought.

In the Sierra-Nevada Mountains they are dealing with especially low snow pack.

The area has only a fifth of the snow it normally does this time of year.

The California Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling on people of all faiths to join in prayers for rain.

The governor is moving closer to proclaiming an official drought for the third straight year.

A drought declaration would likely make it easier to transfer more water from northern to southern California.