WIND ADVISORY

10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always!

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Researchers link shingles to increased risk of stroke

Updated: Friday, January 3, 2014 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - British researchers say people who had shingles before the age of 40 are 74-percent more likely to suffer a stroke later in life.    

Patients over the age of 40 carry a 15-percent higher risk.

Researchers are not sure of the reason.

Shingles is a painful rash triggered by the same virus that causes chickenpox.

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