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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Deputies seek driver in fatal hit and run

Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Sheriff's deputies are again asking for help as they try to track down the driver from a deadly hit and run crash in Ottawa County.

It happened in Wright Township over the weekend.

Deputies say 24-year-old Travis Lee Ryke from Coopersville was walking on Arthur Street near 24th Avenue when he was struck by a car that took off.

An autopsy shows he died from multiple traumas.

Deputies say they have gotten some tips, but they still have no suspect vehicle description.

Anyone with information should call the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department or Silent Observer.

Meantime, family and friends will be paying their last respects Tuesday night before a planned funeral Wednesday at Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville.

The family has set up a page to help with expenses.

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