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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UPDATE: Police on scene of reported stabbing in Kentwood

Updated: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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KENTWOOD, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police in Kentwood are investigating a reportedly fatal stabbing Monday night.

Dispatchers confirmed to Newschannel3 t that a call came in just after 6:00 p.m. of a stabbing in the area of Pinebrooke Avenue SE and Madison Avenue SE.

Police sources tell Newschannel 3 that an older child intentionally stabbed a younger child on a playground near a mobile home park in the area.

Just before 10:00 p.m., a police source told Newschannel 3 that the victim has died.

Newschannel 3 is working to learn more information, and will pass it along to you as soon as it comes in.

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