WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

 A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-14" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 10-14" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 6-10". Additionally, gusty winds will be blowing the snow quite a bit, causing drifting on roads along with poor visibility. Travel is discouraged from late Saturday night through Sunday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for the following counties in West Michigan, effective until 6 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Kent, Ionia, Ottawa, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm  until 6 am Monday.

Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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New app helps monitor cholesterol levels

Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013 |
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ITHACA, N.Y. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Trending now--an app that tests cholesterol levels is a selfie for your health.

Engineers at Cornell University have designed the smartphone app that allows you to monitor your own blood cholesterol levels.

An attachment fits over a smartphone camera's flash.

Users put a drop of blood on a color-changing test strip, then into the attachment.

The phone's camera can see the color of the test strip.

Researchers say the app will eliminate the need for costly equipment and lab testing.

Cornell is also working on an app that can test Vitamin D levels.
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