SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH

Until 10 PM

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids and northern Indiana issues a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties until 10 PM.  Damaging wind gusts of 60 mph or greater are the primary concern.  Large hail of 1" in diameter or larger is a close second.  We'll be tracking storm development with Live Doppler Radar throughout your afternoon and evening.  Storm motion is easterly at 30 to 50 mph.  Stay with wwmt.com for the latest weather information!

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CDC: Flu shots recommended even for healthy kids

Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 |
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The CDC is urging parents to get their kids vaccinated for the flu, even if they are healthy.

A new report found that nearly half of kids who died from flu complications had no underlying medical conditions or risk factors for complications.

Researchers say about 830 children died from flu-related complications between 2004 and 2012.

The CDC says children should start getting yearly flu shots at 6 months old.
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