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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Research: Younger women still getting mammograms

Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - New research shows that younger women are still getting mammograms, even though a federal task force recommends differently.

In 2009, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force says women at average risk of breast cancer don't need annual mammograms until age 50 to avoid unnecessary biopsies.

Some doctors, however, are now saying the risk is worth the benefit.

A new study shows women in their 40s feel the same way.

Rates of mammograms in that age group have not declined.
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