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A Mason City, Iowa Park Dept. employee clears several inches of new snow from the trails in East Park Tuesday, March 5, 2013. A second round of snow fell overnight in the area following several inches that fell Sunday night and Monday morning. (AP photo/Globe Gazette, Jeff Heinz).

Gallery: Winter storm pounds Midwest

Mar. 05, 2013 @ 02:16 PM

Mother Nature apparently saved the best, or at least the biggest, for last. The storm rolling into Chicago on Tuesday was expected to dump as much as 10 inches on the city.  The storm started Sunday in Montana, hit the Dakotas and Minnesota on Monday and then barreled through Wisconsin and Illinois on its way to Washington, where it was expected late Tuesday night.