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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Study: Drinking milk doesn't reduce hip fractures later in life

Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 |
Study: Drinking milk doesn
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Teenagers are often told to drink milk for healthy bones.

But researchers say it apparently does not lower the chance of a hip fracture later in life.

A study published in JAMA Pediatrics found higher milk consumption may lead to taller height, and that may in fact increase the risk of hip fracture for men.

Doctors say teenage milk drinking does not seem to increase hip fracture risk in women.




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