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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Looking forward to November elections in Michigan

Updated: Thursday, August 7, 2014
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Now that the primary elections are over and done with, it's time to look ahead.

With the picture clarified and some contenders eliminated, we can focus on most of the elections that will put a person into office--a three-month surge for candidates across the state before the November election.

The field is set for Governor, as both candidates ran unopposed Tuesday. Incumbent Republican Rick Snyder will take on Democratic challenger Mark Schauer.

Also set is the race for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by the retiring Carl Levin, as Republican Terri Lynn Land will run against Democrat Gary Peters.

Both of those political matchups have been set for months, but now the final stretch begins--and along with it, some heavy-duty questioning.

From now until November, you'll be seeing advertisements, and plenty of money--both in-state and out--in both races.

In the State Legislature, the Senate seat available in Kalamazoo County will be the hot legislative race in West Michigan.

The field is now set after Republican Margaret O'Brien's easy win in Tuesday's primary.

She'll face Democrat Sean McCann and Libertarian Lorence Wenke.

O'Brien and McCann are both vacating their House seats to run for Senate.

In their place, it appears after Tuesday's votes, that 30-year-old Jon Hoadley has the inside track to take McCann's House seat, and Kalamazoo County Commissioner Brandt Iden has the inside track to win O'Brien's seat.

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