WINTER STORM WATCH

7 PM SATURDAY UNTIL 10 PM SUNDAY

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues WINTER STORM WATCHES for Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties from 7 PM Saturday night until 10 PM Sunday.  Light snow develops near midnight Saturday night and becomes steadier and heavier toward daybreak Sunday.  Snow, heavy at times, may accumulate on order of 6" to 12" by Sunday evening.  Traveling will be difficult and further compromised by blowing and drifting snow.  The exact track is still being fine tuned, so please stay with wwmt.com throughout your weekend!

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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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