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Laurie Stonesifer sent in this picture of the drifts outside her kitchen window in Elgin at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Laurie Stonesifer sent in this picture of the drifts outside her kitchen window in Elgin at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Laurie Stonesifer
A drift makes a window not much of one on Margret Street in Des Plaines.
A drift makes a window not much of one on Margret Street in Des Plaines.
Madeleine Doubek
The drift in Sports Editor Tom Quinlan's driveway off Kensington Road in Mount Prospect measured 31 inches in the middle of the drive. Traffic was sparse but moving on the road.
The drift in Sports Editor Tom Quinlan's driveway off Kensington Road in Mount Prospect measured 31 inches in the middle of the drive. Traffic was sparse but moving on the road.
Tom Quinlan
Fox Valley Editor Jim Baumann has been shoveling out for three hours Wednesday morning in Carpentersville and still has quite a ways to go.
Fox Valley Editor Jim Baumann has been shoveling out for three hours Wednesday morning in Carpentersville and still has quite a ways to go.
Jim Baumann
Wednesday snow in New Lenox.
Wednesday snow in New Lenox.
Justin Kmitch
Snow piled high in Hanover Park on Wednesday morning.
Snow piled high in Hanover Park on Wednesday morning.
Rod Craig.
This picture is looking out my friend's front window in Schaumburg. The window sits about 3 feet from the floor and then there's about another foot of snow above it. They are literally trapped inside.
This picture is looking out my friend's front window in Schaumburg. The window sits about 3 feet from the floor and then there's about another foot of snow above it. They are literally trapped inside.
Jennifer Valdes
Hanover Park snow on Wednesday.
Hanover Park snow on Wednesday.
Snow piled high on a deck in Buffalo Grove.
Snow piled high on a deck in Buffalo Grove.
Judith Feilen -Kocsis
Our editor John Lampinen sent in this picture of his car buried in snow Wednesday morning in Arlington Heights.
Our editor John Lampinen sent in this picture of his car buried in snow Wednesday morning in Arlington Heights.
John Lampinen
The snow drifts in Lake Zurich come up to a backyard birdfeeder.
The snow drifts in Lake Zurich come up to a backyard birdfeeder.
Kim Mikus
Cars buried in the parking lot at candlewood suites hotel on route 45.
Cars buried in the parking lot at candlewood suites hotel on route 45.
Pete Nenni
Wednesday snow in New Lenox.
Wednesday snow in New Lenox.
Justin Kmitch
Snow in our backyard has stacked up almost 5 feet in Gilberts.
Snow in our backyard has stacked up almost 5 feet in Gilberts.
Nicole Scaminaci
A view from out my front door this morning in Wauconda.
A view from out my front door this morning in Wauconda.
John Vincent
Snow piled high on a deck in Inverness Wednesday morning.
Snow piled high on a deck in Inverness Wednesday morning.
Kelly Douglass
View outside my living room window in Elk Grove Village. Looks like the neighbors aren't going anywhere, anytime soon!
View outside my living room window in Elk Grove Village. Looks like the neighbors aren't going anywhere, anytime soon!
Rudy Gomez
Flags were snapping in the high winds that accompanied the storm.
Flags were snapping in the high winds that accompanied the storm.
Rt. 45 and Casey Road.
Rt. 45 and Casey Road.
Diana Snarski
A snow covered car near Round Lake.
A snow covered car near Round Lake.
Cathy O'Neal
Here is the view from my bay window in Elgin.
Here is the view from my bay window in Elgin.
Bob Renwick
Debbie Kelley plows her driveway in Algonquin.
Debbie Kelley plows her driveway in Algonquin.
Greg Steinbrecher
A big drift coming off the roof.
A big drift coming off the roof.
Lecia Conroy
Off to work at 6:30 am .
Off to work at 6:30 am .
Stephen Harshman
A lot of sidewalks looked more like tunnels Wednesday.
A lot of sidewalks looked more like tunnels Wednesday.
Early Wednesday morning snow in Carol Stream.
Early Wednesday morning snow in Carol Stream.
Angela Cichosz
There is no one in the picture but this picture does contain our family car, a 2009 Hyundai Elantra in what seems to be a bowl of snow.
There is no one in the picture but this picture does contain our family car, a 2009 Hyundai Elantra in what seems to be a bowl of snow.
Sara Panzloff
As bad as this storm has been, you have to admit it's also been pretty.
As bad as this storm has been, you have to admit it's also been pretty.
Even a 39 Year old can still have some fun.
Even a 39 Year old can still have some fun.
Julio Soto
Peter Page, left, and his son Evan, work together to dig out Wednesday morning on Carpentersville's west side.
Peter Page, left, and his son Evan, work together to dig out Wednesday morning on Carpentersville's west side.
Patt Baumann
Wednesday at 7 a.m.
Wednesday at 7 a.m.
Mary Druffel
Rt. 45 and Casey Road.
Rt. 45 and Casey Road.
Diana Snarski
Patty Slusher of Mount Prospect points to her Chevy Aveo, buried under a drift in her driveway .
Patty Slusher of Mount Prospect points to her Chevy Aveo, buried under a drift in her driveway .
Jim Slusher
4a.m. in Buffalo Grove.
4a.m. in Buffalo Grove.
Pamela Robey
Arlington Heights near the post office on Wednesday morning.
Arlington Heights near the post office on Wednesday morning.
Heather S.
A woman cross-country skis down Dunton Avenue in Arlington Heights at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A woman cross-country skis down Dunton Avenue in Arlington Heights at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Jamie Sontonoff
Snowy streets in Lisle on Wednesday morning.
Snowy streets in Lisle on Wednesday morning.
Katrina Moore
All dug out in Libertyville.
All dug out in Libertyville.
Jason Rush
Photos from Island Lake during Wednesday's snow.
Photos from Island Lake during Wednesday's snow.
Meridith Osborne
The view from our garage this morning in Hoffman Estates.
The view from our garage this morning in Hoffman Estates.
Heather Stimetz
Sidewalk snow tunnel in Naperville.
Sidewalk snow tunnel in Naperville.
Fred Spitzzeri
Our back yard all white with a little bit of yellow!
Our back yard all white with a little bit of yellow!
The Browns
Snow in Ingleside, IL.
Snow in Ingleside, IL.
Kathy Upton
Snow in Ingleside, IL.
Snow in Ingleside, IL.
Kathy Upton
Elderly Neighbor´s house across the street where neighbors had to come to dig them out…we just finished!
Elderly Neighbor´s house across the street where neighbors had to come to dig them out…we just finished!
Victor Grigaliunas
An unsuccessful attempt to drive on an Arlington Heights Street.
An unsuccessful attempt to drive on an Arlington Heights Street.
Mark Zeman
Neighbors helping neighbors. This is one of the Snow Angels of Babcock Drive in Palatine.
Neighbors helping neighbors. This is one of the Snow Angels of Babcock Drive in Palatine.
Deb Gabriel
Northwest Auto Wash on Euclid Ave in Arl Hts
Northwest Auto Wash on Euclid Ave in Arl Hts
Megan Kolpek
Reader submitted snow pictures from the Blizzard of 2011.
Reader submitted snow pictures from the Blizzard of 2011.
Susan Zotto
Snow-covered streets in Hoffman Estates.
Snow-covered streets in Hoffman Estates.
Sharon Connelly
Snow in Ingleside, IL.
Snow in Ingleside, IL.
Kathy Upton
Car in our Driveway in Island Lake
Car in our Driveway in Island Lake
Victor Grigaliunas
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