WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, WINTER STORM WATCH

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of West Michigan except counties along the Michigan-Indiana border, 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" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected. However, Allegan, Barry and Eaton counties could see between 4-7", and between 3 and 5" could fall along a line from Holland to Grand Rapids to Lansing. 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 WATCHfor the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 10 pm Sunday: Berrien, Cass, St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Watch area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 7 and 10" 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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Three Rivers man injured after thrown from a four wheeler

Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Three Rivers man has been seriously injured after he was thrown from his four wheeler after a crash. It happened Tuesday afternoon on Michigan Ave West of Hutchinson Rd in Park Township.

Deputies say Gerald Butler, 74 was attempting to cross the road from a private drive and did not see a Chevy pickup pulling a boat that was heading Eastbound on Michigan Ave.

Butler's four wheeler hit the trailer and he was thrown from his vehicle.

Butler, who was not wearing a helmut,  sustained serious injuries and was transported by Aircare to Bronson Hospital.

The driver and passenger in the Chevy were not injured.

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