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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Man in critical condition after rollover crash

Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
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TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Marne man is in critical condition after he rolled his vehicles saturday night.

It happened on Luce Street about a quarter of a mile west of Eighth Ave. in Tallmadge Township.

Deputies say 21-year-old Evan Westrate was driving his Ford truck west on Luce Street when he missed a curve, lost control and went off the right side of the road.

Police say the vehicle then went back on the road where it rolled and Westrate was ejected in the middle of the road. It landed right-side-up and struck several mailboxes.

Westrate was transported to Spectrum Hospital. Police say speed and alcohol are believe to be a factor in this crash.

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