WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm effective from 7 pm Saturday until 6 am Monday. A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-12" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 8-12" possible. However, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-7". 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 from 7 pm Saturday until 4 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Warning area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 8 and 12" of accumulation are possible. Additionally, strong winds will cause blowing and drifting snow. Driving conditions will be hazardous Sunday. Travel is not encouraged.

Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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Jury rejects lawsuit against Enbridge

Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Battle Creek jury has rejected a lawsuit against Enbridge over compensation for the 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River.

About 800,000 gallons of oil entered the Talamadge Creek and Kalamazoo River, making it one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history.

Charles Blakeman Junior of Bellevue and Robert Patterson of Mason say the spill prevented them from guiding veterans on hunts in the Fort Custer Recreational Area.

The jury deliberated for about 20 minutes before rejecting their claim.

This was the first of dozens of lawsuits filed against Enbridge.  

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