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Late Season Midwest Winter Storm Brings Snow To Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 5: The sculpture "Cloud Gate", commonly known as "the bean," is covered in snow on March 5, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The worst winter storm of the season is expected to dump 7-10 inches of snow on the Chicago area with the worst expected for the evening commute. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

U.S. midwest hit with snowstorm

Chicago and other parts of the U.S. midwest were hit by a severe late winter snowstorm on March 5. Many parts of Washington, D.C. have shut down today as they brace for the storm's migration westward.