WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Montcalm 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 near/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 8-12" possible. However, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-7". 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: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, Van Buren,  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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State pledges $4M for behavioral health programs at WMU

Updated: Friday, June 20 2014, 01:55 PM EDT
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A big announcement came out on Friday from the State of Michigan, set to help students and families in West Michigan.

Newschannel 3 was at Western Michigan University for the announcement from local officials.

The state is pledging $4 million to WMU, with the big focus being helping kids with autism.

The announcement happened during a press conference at the WMU Health and Human Services campus.

State Rep. Margaret O'Brien says the state has recognized the growing need for trained professionals to help families dealing with autism and other behavioral health issues.

$4 million will go to programs at Western, training a new generation of professionals.

This will keep the students in Michigan, and help families.

The money should be coming into the university later this fall.

State Senators Tonya Schuitmaker and Aric Nesbitt were also on hand for the proceedings.State pledges $4M for behavioral health programs at WMU
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