HIGH WIND WARNING; WIND ADVISORY

WARNING Until 11 PM; ADVISORY Until 2 AM

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues a HIGH WIND WARNING in Berrien county until 11 PM for 60 mph, or higher, wind gusts.  65 mph gusts have already been confirmed in Michigan City.  

A WIND ADVISORY remains for nearly all of West Michigan until 2 AM.  45 mph to 55 mph gusts are likely and have already verified.  Downed tree branches and some power outages are possible.  The wind direction is from the north, and winds will easily be sustained in the 25 to 35 mph range.  

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Mother of trooper's killer makes plea deal

MASON COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The mother of the man who murdered Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield has pleaded no contest to accessory after the fact to a felony.

Tammi Spofford made the plea Tuesday. In return, the prosecutor's office dropped a charge of unlawfully driving away a motor vehicle.

Spofford will be sentenced June 17th.

Eric Knysz shot and killed Trooper Butterfield during a traffic stop in September of 2013.

He was sentenced to life in prison on April 8th.

He tried to kill himself less than a week later by hanging himself with a bed sheet in his jail cell.

He died April 17th.