The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of West Michigan except counties along the Michigan-Indiana border, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 6 am Monday. A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-12" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 6-10" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-6". Additionally, gusty winds will be blowing the snow quite a bit, causing drifting on roads along with poor visibility. Travel is discouraged from late Saturday night through Sunday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 4 am Monday: Berrien, Cass, St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Warning area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 8 and 12" of accumulation are possible. Additionally, strong winds will cause blowing and drifting snow. Driving conditions will be hazardous Sunday. Travel is not encouraged.

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Police investigating after girl's body found in backyard

Updated: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police in Indianapolis are investigating after the body of a 15-year-old girl was found badly burned in a backyard.

Police believe the girl was killed somewhere else, adn then someone went through neighborhoods on the city's west side and dropped the body.

The homeowner, who police say was not involved in the crime, discovered the body of the teen shortly after noon on Sunday, while walking his dog in the backyard.

He says the body was tied up, badly burned, and had a bag over the face.

"I feel sorry for the girl's family, and whoever is looking for her," he said. "I hope they find out what happened and help her family get justice."

Police are releasing very few details about the victim at this point.

A positive ID on the body could come as soon as Tuesday morning.

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