WIND ADVISORY

10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always!

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Study launched on response to Christmas ice storm

LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Michigan Public Service Commission has launched an investigation into the responses of local energy companies to recent storm damage in West Michigan.

An ice storm right before Christmas knocked out power to more than 300,000 Consumers Energy customers, and some did not get their power restored until a full week after the storm.

The commission is looking at the utilities response to the storm to see if changes can be made to prevent future outages and to restore power in a more timely manner.