WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren starting Tuesday at 7am and ending at 8pm.  

Snow will start to move into the area by daybreak Tuesday.  This will lead to a few slick spots during your morning commute.  Snow will start to mix with sleet by mid morning with accumulations totaling around 2-4 inches along and north of I-96 and 1-2" along and south of I-94.  Sleet will transitions into freezing rain by early to mid afternoon.  One to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulations are possible south of I-96.  Light rain showers are possible during the late afternoon/early evening and then will wind down quickly into the later evening hours.  Light freezing drizzle is possible after sunset. 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, St. Joseph starting at 6am Tuesday and ending at 1pm. 


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WMU solar race team headed to Texas

Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Western Michigan's solar race team is headed to Texas to test its skills against teams from all over the world.

It's part of the 2014 American Solar Challenge.

The 14-member team leaves Saturday morning for the big venture that will take part in two qualifying events.

They will first show off their Sunseeker Solar Car as it undergoes a detailed technical check as well as three days of racing in the Formula Sun Grand Prix.

Then the big race begins July 21st in Austin and ends over 1,700 miles later on July 28th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This year marks the 25th year of solar racing at WMU.

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