WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES

1 AM UNTIL 4 PM THURSDAY

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES remain for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties from 1 AM until 4 PM Thursday afternoon.  Snow, sleet, and freezing rain develop shortly after midnight and prior to your Thursday morning commute.  Roads will be slippery; freezing rain and sleet ultimately transition to snow by late morning or midday Thursday.  Ice accumulations and the timing make this event impactful for all travelers.  Snowfall accumulations ... Holland to Lansing and north: 1" to 2" ... south of that line including Kalamazoo: less than 2/10" of ice, very little snow.

Stay with wwmt.com for your weather this afternoon and always!

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Steroids used in premature deliveries may lead to behavioral problems

Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) – There is new information about steroid use and premature babies.

Researchers now say the injections given to pregnant women ahead of premature delivery may increase a baby's risk of behavioral problems later on, problems like ADHD.

Doctors often give steroids to mothers before they deliver early to help the baby's lungs develop.

They say the immediate benefits of steroids on a baby's health outweigh possible long-term risks.



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