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Virginia Brockmann of St. Charles says she takes her morning walks in all kinds of weather as a small dusting of snow turns heavier Tuesday in Geneva.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

A plow clears Prairie Street in St. Charles as the area prepares for the big storm Tuesday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Jim Basile clears the snow off the sidewalk in downtown Lombard on Tuesday.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

An unidentified person heads West along Highland Ave as a small dusting of snow covers the Elgin area.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Sue Fore of St. Charles clears snow from her car after walking her dog at Fox River Bluff County Forest Preserve Tuesday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Jay Guevara of West Dundee shovels snow from his driveway into the street Tuesday morning as the largest winter storm of the season begins to intensify. Guevara was clearing a path to get to work, which thankfully wasn't too far up the road in Algonquin.

Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer

Laurie Ahmer and Rebecca Blum walk the Illinois Prairie Path Lombard on Tuesday.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

Joanne Rinaldo of Palatine gets an early morning walk in before heavier snow hit the area on Tuesday.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Syed Ahmed of Palatine shovels his driveway while trying to stay ahead of Tuesday's snow.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Electrician Matt Funderburk, of Kelso Burnett Co., repairs and replaces lights in the parking lot of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Lindenhurst as snow falls Tuesday in Lake County. The winter snow caused schools and some businesses to close for the day.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

Henry Arimas, of Lake Villa, and his son, Henry Jr., walk with their dog, Amarillo, as snow falls Tuesday in Lake County. The winter storm caused schools and some businesses to close for the day.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

Denise Wilford of Barrington was buying balloons for her son's 17th birthday party Tuesday at Party City in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Henry Arimas, of Lake Villa, and his son, Henry Jr., eat icicles while they walk their dog, Amarillo, as snow falls Tuesday in Lake County. The winter storm caused schools and some businesses to close for the day.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

John Baer of Elgin finishes shoveling half of his driveway on Wing Park Ave. as snow covers the Elgin area Tuesday. "I retired so that I would not have to go out in this". Said Baer who also said he was planning on finishing the other half the drive tomorrow after all the snow fell.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Jessica Thrush of Island Lake and her daughter Sophia brave the snow Tuesday to go shopping in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Armando Lopez shovels the walk in front of the Taco Bell in Lake Zurich, as a snowplow drives by on Rt. 22.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Marcus Ramirez of Trader Joe's in Lake Zurich, retrieves some shopping carts left out in the snow.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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Lynell Iannicelli gives Logan Lawrence, 5, a push as he heads down the sledding hill at Newton Park in Glen Ellyn on Tuesday.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

Lynell Iannicelli and her daughter Julie, 5, sled at Newton Park in Glen Ellyn on Tuesday.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

A plow pushes snow one of the Wing Park parking lots Tuesday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Jamie Hills of Lake Zurich shovels out her driveway on Prairie Lane.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Dave Hernandez of Tovar Snow Professionals in Rolling Meadows stands on a pile of salt in the back of his snowplow before he heads out in Arlington Heights to plow.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Connie Buchman of Hawthorn Woods, cleans her windows with an ID card Tuesday, while shopping in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Julie Graham visiting from South Bend, Indiana, said "This is nothing, I'm used to the lake effect snow we get out there," as she brushes her car off while shopping in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Lynell Iannicelli takes a ride down the hill as she sleds with her daughter and her friend at Newton Park in Glen Ellyn on Tuesday.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

Armando Lopez shovels the walks Tuesday at a Taco Bell in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

A woman shields herself from the blowing snow on her way to a store at the Village Square in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Cheryl Wenzel trudges her way through the snow on her way to her job at Trader Joe's in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Julie Iannicelli, 5, takes a sideways run down the sledding hill at Newton Park in Glen Ellyn on Tuesday.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

Mary Otto and Maggie Graham build a snowman in Wheaton.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

Jeremy Cheatham of Des Plaines waits for a train to Chicago at the Des Plaines Train Station .

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

Rick Murgas and his son, Carsten, 12, go smowmobiling around Rollins Savanna in Grayslake.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

Darrel Saperstein of Huntley lays on a sled and adjusts his GoPro video camera before sliding with his seven-year-old son Gabriel at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee.

John Starks | Staff Photographer

Leah Eisenbarth of Lake Barrington, left, and Chris Taylor of Palatine tube at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich.

Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

Kevin Kelly of Arlington Heights shovels his driveway in his shorts.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Snow flakes sit on the leaves of a bush in Lake County.

Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

Fresh snow covers the trees at Lambert Lake Nature Preserve in Glen Ellyn.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

Sue Mueller of Arlington Heights walks her dog Rosie.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Sledders and snowboarders enjoy Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee.

John Starks | Staff Photographer

Brian Crawford with Arlington Heights Public Works uses a giant brush on a tractor while clearing the sidewalks near Arlington Heights train station.

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

Mary Otto and Maggie Graham build a snowman in Wheaton.

Mark Black | Staff Photographer

A bobcat removes snow from driveways in a condo complex along N. First St. in Elburn.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Brian Crawford with Arlington Heights Public Works uses a giant brush on a tractor while clearing the sidewalks near Arlington Heights train station.

George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

Near-whiteout conditions prevailed Tuesday morning at Wheaton College.

Scott Sanders | Staff Photographer

Snow-covered kids head home after a day of sledding in Rolling Meadows.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Traffic on I-90 from the Des Plaines Oasis was flowing despite the snowy conditions.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Corey Sebenste of Geneva works on a polar bear snow sculpture off Wood Avenue in Geneva. This is Sebenste's first attempt at snow sculpting. Sebenste is a student at Waubonsee Community College, which canceled classes Tuesday, but one of his teachers offered extra credit for the best snow project of the day.

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

Visibility along Route 47 in Lily Lake is very limited as wet snow continues to fall early in the afternoon .

Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

A mini bulldozer clears the parking lot at Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

wipers are extended at Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Gallery posted: 3/5/2013 4:22 PM

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As much as 10 inches of snow is expected to fall on the suburbs Tuesday and into the evening. Most suburban schools were closed in advance of the snow storm.
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