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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Looking at danger of space heaters

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - New information on a deadly house fire in Barry County points the blame in the direction of a space heater placed too near combustible chemicals.

This comes just days after two brothers were killed in an Ionia County mobile home fire.

Investigators think space heaters could have played a part in that fire as well.

Firefighters tell Newschannel 3 that one third of house fires in the wintertime are caused by space heaters.

"Space heaters should only be used for comfort when they can be attended to. They should never be left running by themselves. They should be unplugged when they're not being used," said Captain Chip Everett, with the Oshtemo Township Fire Department. "The big thing is to follow the manufacturer's instructions for the particular heater you have."

Firefighters also stress that you should make sure you have working smoke alarms.