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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Teen carries brother for 40 miles raising awareness of cerebral palsy

Updated: Monday, June 9, 2014 |
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A teenager is gaining national recognition Monday morning after finishing a two-day, 40 mile walk with his seven year old brother strapped to his back the whole way.

It's called the "Cerebral Palsy Swagger."

14-year-old Hunter Gandee carried his brother Braden on his back from his high school near the Ohio border to the University of Michigan.

His brother has the muscle disorder, so the two went on the walk to raise awareness.

"Whenever I'm going through something that's difficult and I'm doing something that's hard, I see him and how he worked through it and it kind of pushes me through," said Hunter Gandee.

There was talk of stopping the journey during the 30-mile marker because the seven year old started chaffing.

But in the end they didn't stop.
    
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