WIND ADVISORY

From 10 am today through 2 am tomorrow

The National Weather Service has issued a WIND ADVISORY for West Michigan, effective from 10 am today (Friday) through 2 am tomorrow. During the Advisory period, wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible, with the strongest gusts likely near the Lakeshore. Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest weather updates.

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Authorities: Anglers, others be wary of thin ice

SAINT CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) - Authorities are stressing safety as people venture out on Michigan's lakes, rivers and ponds for ice fishing and other winter recreational activities.

State Natural Resources marine safety and education supervisor Lt. Andrew Turner tells The Detroit News for a story Saturday that "ice is unpredictable" and people should "always assume that it's unsafe."

On Thanksgiving, authorities in Macomb County's Shelby Township rescued a 38-year-old man and 11-year-old boy who fell through thin ice on a retention pond.

The U.S. Coast Guard responded last winter to 62 ice rescues on the Great Lakes, saving more than 50 lives.

Hypothermia--when a person's body loses more heat than it can generate--is a major threat when someone falls into frigid water.