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 for your weather today and always!

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Snapshot of the American economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Hiring is at a two year peak in the U.S., but with a 6.3 percent unemployment rate, it's clear the economy isn't working for everyone.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in decades, meaning fewer unemployed people are looking for work.

National Correspondent Kristine Frazao has a snapshot of where our economy stands.