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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Neighbors' concern over plight of two dogs goes viral

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - With wind chills at 40 below, the SPCA is strongly encouraging pet owners to bring their animals inside.

A situation in Kalamazoo has gone viral on Facebook, with several people sharing concern about two dogs left outside.

A neighbor, Kristan Daniel, tells Newschannel 3 she called us fearing for her neighbor's two German Shepards, who live outdoors.

"I've called animal control multiple times, we texted him today about bringing them in our garage, and he said no, they're fine out there, and it's sad he doesn't care, and I just don't understand why he doesn't let someone save them," said Daniel.

Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to the complaint Monday, and police tell us they found the dogs had food, water, and shelter, and technically, the owner was in compliance with the law.

Since Kalamazoo County Animal Control was closed due to the weather Monday, we called Katie Timber with the SPCA and asked her to come check out the situation with us.

When we knocked on the door, the owner invited us inside, and out to his backyard to get an up-close look at the dogs' living conditions.

After some persuading by Timber, the owner agreed to take two bales of extra straw to help keep the dogs warm.

"Certainly on a night like this, your animal could freeze to death," Timber said.