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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Attempted arson suspect Atkinson owned several properties across Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Sources confirmed to Newschannel 3 that Lola Clark Atkinson, one of two suspects in an attempted arson in the 1300 block of Park Street on Friday, was a recipient of the Woman of Achievement award from the YWCA.

Atkinson is also the First Vice President of the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch of the NAACP.

Newschannel 3 dug deeper into the case and discovered that Atkinson owns or co-owns more than a dozen properties in the Kalamazoo area.

Three of them are located near previous arson or suspicious fire cases--one on Ada Street, one on North Park, and another on East Patterson--where a string of suspicious fires have been reported since November.

One of Atkinson's homes--at 149 E. Patterson Street--also reportedly burned down in November of 2011.

Atkinson had been renting the property to a family that had just moved out two weeks prior, so it was vacant at the time.

Just last month, fire officials told Newschannel 3 that they did not think the arsons or suspicious fires were linked in any way.

At this time, Atkinson has not been implicated in any other fire.

Newschannel 3 will continue to dig into the story and bring you new updates as they come in.