WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

 A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-14" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 10-14" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 6-10". 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 until 6 am Monday: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Kent, Ionia, Ottawa, Van Buren,  St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm  until 6 am Monday.

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

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Closing arguments set for bombing suspect's friend

Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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BOSTON (AP) - Jurors in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to hear closing arguments in his obstruction of justice case.

Azamat Tazhayakov is accused with another friend of removing items from Tsarnaev's college dorm room several days after the 2013 attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260 others.

Closing arguments are Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

Prosecutors say Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev disposed of Tsarnaev's laptop computer and a backpack containing altered fireworks hours after the FBI released photos of Tsarnaev and his brother as suspects.

Tazhayakov's lawyers say Kadyrbayev removed the items.

All the suspects have pleaded not guilty.

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