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Wearing boots and a sweater to keep warm Kiki the dog crosses La Salle Street with her owner, Zofia Texton as they took their evening walk Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 in Chicago. (Anthony Soufflé/Chicago Tribune)
Chicagoans are waiting and watching the weather tonight to determine if they will perhaps be taking a long weekend that could start Friday morning.
With 3 to 7 inches of snow expected, many tell us they are planning on calling in sick to work.
Chicagoans are out of practice in dealing with winter weather. This expected snowfall would be the most in the area in the past year.
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