WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

TUESDAY 7AM - 8PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren starting Tuesday at 7am and ending at 8pm.  

Snow will start to move into the area by daybreak Tuesday.  This will lead to a few slick spots during your morning commute.  Snow will start to mix with sleet by mid morning with accumulations totaling around 2-4 inches along and north of I-96 and 1-2" along and south of I-94.  Sleet will transitions into freezing rain by early to mid afternoon.  One to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulations are possible south of I-96.  Light rain showers are possible during the late afternoon/early evening and then will wind down quickly into the later evening hours.  Light freezing drizzle is possible after sunset. 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, St. Joseph starting at 6am Tuesday and ending at 1pm. 

 

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Study: Weight linked to crash survivability

Updated: Tuesday, January 22 2013, 01:34 PM EST
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new study says overweight people are more likely to die in a car crash, and the heavier the person is the higher the risk.

Researchers at Berkeley found the most obese people were 80 percent more likely to die in an auto accident.

With one third of the U.S. population overweight the studies authors are urging automakers to consider changing car designs to better protect bigger drivers and passengers.


Study: Weight linked to crash survivability
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