WIND ADVISORY

10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always!

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Flu vaccine less effective than hoped

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Troubling information came out this week surrounding the flu vaccine.

Health leaders say this season's flu shot is only 9 percent effective in protecting seniors against the most common and dangerous flu bug.

For all age groups, the vaccine's effectiveness was a moderate 56 percent.

The flu vaccine tends to protect younger people better than senior citizens and is never 100 percent effective.

Experts say, however, that the preliminary results released Thursday are disappoinging and highlight the need for a better vaccine.