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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Stryker announces plans to purchase new company

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - On Tuesday, Stryker Corporation announced its plans to buy a new company.

Stryker says it will pay $120 million to buy Patient Safety Technologies.

The company produces the safety sponge system.

It's a system intended to reduce hazards during surgery.

The acquisition is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2014.