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  • Actor Steve Parks shovels snow dressed as the Statue of Liberty in front of Liberty Tax in Lombard, Tuesday.

       Actor Steve Parks shovels snow dressed as the Statue of Liberty in front of Liberty Tax in Lombard, Tuesday.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Phyllis Szczesny crosses the intersection at Northwest Highway and Lee Street in Des Plaines near the train station on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

       Phyllis Szczesny crosses the intersection at Northwest Highway and Lee Street in Des Plaines near the train station on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • The blowing snow and sleet obscures the view of a passing freight train in downtown Glen Ellyn, Tuesday morning.

       The blowing snow and sleet obscures the view of a passing freight train in downtown Glen Ellyn, Tuesday morning.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.

       People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • A young man heads to lunch as a winter storm passes through downtown Naperville.

       A young man heads to lunch as a winter storm passes through downtown Naperville.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Student Kat Rende of Elgin trudges to her car as the plows get to work at Elgin Community College Tuesday.

       Student Kat Rende of Elgin trudges to her car as the plows get to work at Elgin Community College Tuesday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.

       People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.

       People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • A pedestrian uses an umbrella to block some of the blowing snow and sleet in Glen Ellyn, Tuesday morning.

       A pedestrian uses an umbrella to block some of the blowing snow and sleet in Glen Ellyn, Tuesday morning.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Luke Ellefson and Tim O'Malley of Elk Grove wash the windows the Citibank building in Glen Ellyn as the blowing snow and sleet start up Tuesday morning.

       Luke Ellefson and Tim O'Malley of Elk Grove wash the windows the Citibank building in Glen Ellyn as the blowing snow and sleet start up Tuesday morning.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.

       People brave the blizzard-like conditions in Vernon Hills as the latest snowstorm hits Tuesday afternoon.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Wet heavy snow falling did not stop Visa Baric of Rolling Meadows from getting her grocery shopping done as she heads home during a winter storm that moved through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.

       Wet heavy snow falling did not stop Visa Baric of Rolling Meadows from getting her grocery shopping done as she heads home during a winter storm that moved through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Arlington Heights mail carrier Tequilia Brock endures the wet heavy snow stating the fact that she hates it during her afternoon route a winter storm moves through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.

       Arlington Heights mail carrier Tequilia Brock endures the wet heavy snow stating the fact that she hates it during her afternoon route a winter storm moves through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Shoppers brave the wet heavy blowing snow as they exit a local store perhaps getting caught by surprise as a winter storm moves through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.

       Shoppers brave the wet heavy blowing snow as they exit a local store perhaps getting caught by surprise as a winter storm moves through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Student Kat Rende of Elgin holds her hood down to avoid the stinging snow and sleet as she brushes off her car at Elgin Community College Tuesday.

       Student Kat Rende of Elgin holds her hood down to avoid the stinging snow and sleet as she brushes off her car at Elgin Community College Tuesday.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Mark Binkerd of Warrenville waits in the blowing snow and sleet for a train to pass, in Glen Ellyn, Tuesday morning.

       Mark Binkerd of Warrenville waits in the blowing snow and sleet for a train to pass, in Glen Ellyn, Tuesday morning.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Slick road that drivers endured caused accidents such as this one in Rolling Meadows where a driver plowed over a streetlight as the wet heavy snow moved through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.

       Slick road that drivers endured caused accidents such as this one in Rolling Meadows where a driver plowed over a streetlight as the wet heavy snow moved through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Moms and kids scramble from the train station, across Main Street to the 2 Toots restaurant in the blowing snow and sleet Tuesday morning in Glen Ellyn.

       Moms and kids scramble from the train station, across Main Street to the 2 Toots restaurant in the blowing snow and sleet Tuesday morning in Glen Ellyn.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A jogger treks through the snow as it starts to fall in earnest in Geneva Tuesday morning.

       A jogger treks through the snow as it starts to fall in earnest in Geneva Tuesday morning.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • An Apple Store employee clears the sidewalk, as a winter storm passes through downtown Naperville.

       An Apple Store employee clears the sidewalk, as a winter storm passes through downtown Naperville.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Shoppers make their way along Third Street in Geneva as the snow starts to fall Tuesday morning.

       Shoppers make their way along Third Street in Geneva as the snow starts to fall Tuesday morning.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Tim O'Malley of Elk Grove washes the windows the Citibank building in Glen Ellyn as the blowing snow and sleet start up Tuesday morning.

       Tim O'Malley of Elk Grove washes the windows the Citibank building in Glen Ellyn as the blowing snow and sleet start up Tuesday morning.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A shopper makes her way along Third Street in Geneva as the snow starts to fall Tuesday morning.

       A shopper makes her way along Third Street in Geneva as the snow starts to fall Tuesday morning.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Jason Nawara crosses Main and Jefferson Streets, as a winter storm passes through downtown Naperville. "After living for thirty years in this weather, I'm moving to California in eight hours," he said.

       Jason Nawara crosses Main and Jefferson Streets, as a winter storm passes through downtown Naperville. "After living for thirty years in this weather, I'm moving to California in eight hours," he said.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Walking with their heads down shielding themselves from the heavy, wet, blowing snow from Rolling Meadows High School are Jack Swindells, 14, and Connor Allen, 15, both of Arlington Heights. They got an early dismissal snow day as a winter storm moves through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.

       Walking with their heads down shielding themselves from the heavy, wet, blowing snow from Rolling Meadows High School are Jack Swindells, 14, and Connor Allen, 15, both of Arlington Heights. They got an early dismissal snow day as a winter storm moves through the Northwest suburbs area on Tuesday.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • A West Dundee Fire Department ambulance pulls away from the scene of a multicar crash which sent at least one person to the hospital, sent one car into the woods and snarled traffic on Route 31 near Boncosky Road in West Dundee Tuesday afternoon.

       A West Dundee Fire Department ambulance pulls away from the scene of a multicar crash which sent at least one person to the hospital, sent one car into the woods and snarled traffic on Route 31 near Boncosky Road in West Dundee Tuesday afternoon.
    Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • Slick road that drivers endured during the winter storm that hit the Northwest suburbs on Tuesday cause them to turn on their headlights and proceed cautiously to avoid being in a accident.

       Slick road that drivers endured during the winter storm that hit the Northwest suburbs on Tuesday cause them to turn on their headlights and proceed cautiously to avoid being in a accident.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • A West Dundee police officer battles the elements at the scene of a multicar crash which sent at least one person to the hospital and snarled traffic on Route 31 near Boncosky Road in West Dundee Tuesday afternoon.

       A West Dundee police officer battles the elements at the scene of a multicar crash which sent at least one person to the hospital and snarled traffic on Route 31 near Boncosky Road in West Dundee Tuesday afternoon.
    Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

  • Cars try to navigate along Hawley Street in Mundelein during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.

       Cars try to navigate along Hawley Street in Mundelein during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Junior Jacob Petri runs with other Mundelein High School students in a strength and conditioning class during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.

       Junior Jacob Petri runs with other Mundelein High School students in a strength and conditioning class during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Alex Vazic, of Libertyville, clears the snow from his car in Vernon Hills during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.

       Alex Vazic, of Libertyville, clears the snow from his car in Vernon Hills during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Senior Ricardo Abrego runs with other Mundelein High School students in a strength and conditioning class during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.

       Senior Ricardo Abrego runs with other Mundelein High School students in a strength and conditioning class during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Lynn Fox shovels the snow off her Wheaton driveway, Tuesday. Fox said that shoveling the heavy snow is replacing her daily workout since she wasn't able to get to the gym today.

       Lynn Fox shovels the snow off her Wheaton driveway, Tuesday. Fox said that shoveling the heavy snow is replacing her daily workout since she wasn't able to get to the gym today.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Juan Chavez, of Mundelein, clears the snow from his car during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.

       Juan Chavez, of Mundelein, clears the snow from his car during the snowstorm that hit Lake County on Tuesday. The blizzard was expected to drop up to six inches of snow in the area.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • A commuter waits for a bus in Des Plaines near the train station on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

       A commuter waits for a bus in Des Plaines near the train station on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • A group of Elk Grove High School students play soccer during their lunch break in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.2

       A group of Elk Grove High School students play soccer during their lunch break in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.2
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Erik Puentes, right, and another Elk Grove High School student play soccer during their lunch break in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

       Erik Puentes, right, and another Elk Grove High School student play soccer during their lunch break in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Jose Gavina, groundskeeper at Elk Grove High School plows the sidewalk in front of the school in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

       Jose Gavina, groundskeeper at Elk Grove High School plows the sidewalk in front of the school in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Phyllis Szczesny crosses the intersection at Northwest Highway and Lee Street in Des Plaines near the train station on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

       Phyllis Szczesny crosses the intersection at Northwest Highway and Lee Street in Des Plaines near the train station on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Michelle Miller of Warrenville gets her car cleaned off during the snowstorm on Tuesday.

       Michelle Miller of Warrenville gets her car cleaned off during the snowstorm on Tuesday.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Arielle Duerr, 14, left and Rachael Isdale, 14, right, take shelter in a doorway from the falling snow while waiting for a ride after getting out of St. Irene Catholic School on Tuesday in Warrenville.

       Arielle Duerr, 14, left and Rachael Isdale, 14, right, take shelter in a doorway from the falling snow while waiting for a ride after getting out of St. Irene Catholic School on Tuesday in Warrenville.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • The winter storm that blew through the Northwest suburbs on Tuesday didn't slow down these geese as they moved through Elk Grove Village.

       The winter storm that blew through the Northwest suburbs on Tuesday didn't slow down these geese as they moved through Elk Grove Village.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Tuesday's snow caused heavy traffic on northbound  I-290.

       Tuesday's snow caused heavy traffic on northbound I-290.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 

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