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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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Illinois man in critical condition after nearly drowning in Cass Co.

Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014
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SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - An Illinois man nearly drowns in Cass County.

Deputies with the Cass County Sheriff's Department say they responded to Dewey Lake in Silver Creek Township around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, for a man who had disappeared in the water.

They say 24-year-old Abdi Adan of Wheaton, Ill., had gone under when he was attempting to swim a life jacket out to his sister in a kayak.

Adan was found in about 15 feet of water by onlookers and pulled to shore. Witnesses say he was unresponsive, but were able to resuscitate him with CPR.

Adan was taken via medical flight to South Bend Memorial Hospital. He is listed in critical condition.

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