10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with for your weather today and always!

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Computer glitch stalls issuance of passports

Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Americans worldwide are waiting on passports and visas in the works that have been stalled by a computer glitch.

The State Department says the issue is affecting embassies around the world, potentially leaving millions of Americans on hold.

The issue was first discovered Saturday and the department says it is urgently working to fix it.

The problem is not specific to any country, document or visa category.

It's not clear just how many people are affected, but an official says some 50,000 applicants were hit in one country alone.

U.S. | World News

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