HIGH WIND WARNING; WIND ADVISORY

WARNING Until 11 PM; ADVISORY Until 2 AM

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues a HIGH WIND WARNING in Berrien county until 11 PM for 60 mph, or higher, wind gusts.  65 mph gusts have already been confirmed in Michigan City.  

A WIND ADVISORY remains for nearly all of West Michigan until 2 AM.  45 mph to 55 mph gusts are likely and have already verified.  Downed tree branches and some power outages are possible.  The wind direction is from the north, and winds will easily be sustained in the 25 to 35 mph range.  

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Experts: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease on rise in W. Mich.

Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Area health care providers say an illness is on the rise in West Michigan.

It's called Hand, Foot and Mouth disease.

The Kent County Health Department says it's showing up mostly in patients 5 years of age or younger.

It's caused by an extremely contagious virus.

Symptoms include fever, sore throat, rash, and sores on hands, soles of feet, and inside the mouth.

The illness could last up to 10 days.

To prevent it, wash hands often, especially after changing diapers and using the bathroom.

For more information on the disease, click here.

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