WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES remain for Kalamazoo, Van Buren, St. Joe, Branch, Allegan, Barry, Ottawa, Kent, Muskegon, Oceana, and Newaygo counties until 7 AM Friday.  Lake effect snow, heavy at times, drops 4" to 8+" of snow through Friday morning.  Approaching 10" or more are possible in some cities.  Westerly winds gusting to 35 mph create blowing and drifting snow, especially in open areas.   

Ionia, Eaton, and Calhoun counties have been added to our existing WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES; expiration time is 7 PM tonight.  Snowfall totals of 1" to 4+" are possible.  

WINTER STORM WARNINGS remain in Berrien, Cass counties until 4 AM Friday for in excess of 6" of snow.  As of this point, snow has been sparse; WARNINGS may be revised.

Stay with for your weather always!

Breaking Weather Map #1
Breaking Weather Map #2
Breaking Weather Map #3
Breaking Weather Map #4
[an error occurred while processing this directive]

3D printing technology helps give man new face

Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014 |
3D printing technology helps give man new face story image
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - 3D printing technology is giving a man a new face.

Doctors in the U.K. have rebuilt the man's face after he was severely injured in a motorcycle accident.

Stephen Power was badly disfigured in the crash two years ago, and ever since, he avoids going out in public.

Plastic surgery wasn't enough to repair the badly damaged bones in his face.

But that changed when surgeons printed a 3D model of his face, and used it as a guide to reconstruct his appearance.

They made titainium implants to reconstruct Power's eye socket and cheekbone.

"I expected it to be a little bit better, but it wasn't; it was a lot different," Power said.

Analysts say the 3D printing industry was worth about $1.7 billion worldwide in 2011, and could grow to $3.7 billion by next year.

comments powered by Disqus
Washington Times