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Late Season Midwest Winter Storm Brings Snow To Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 5: A pedestrian crosses the street as snow falls 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.