WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

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 10-12" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 6-10" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-6". 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: 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 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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Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Van Buren Co.

Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
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VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two men are under arrest after a traffic stop leads to a drug bust in Van Buren County.

It happened around 5:45 Thursday night on I-94 near County Road 657 in Antwerp Township.

A deputy pulled a vehicle over for equipment and other violations.

The 23-year-old from Benton Harbor was arrested because he had recently smoked marijuana and was driving under the influence.

In the vehicle, the deputy found over 1,200 grams of pseudoephedrine, in individual packages, ready to be sold to make meth.

23-year-old Richard James was arrested because he had a warrant out for his arrest on a probation violation.

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