Mike Flynn shovels snow Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Minneapolis as a winter storm dumped snow on much of the state. Tens of thousands of Minnesota students got a day off Tuesday as the second day of a slow-moving snowstorm made travel difficult across much of the region. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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.