Photos: March snow storm in Chicago

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City of Chicago copes with an early March snow storm.

(Photos courtesy of Chicago Tribune)

  • Opening day is getting nearer, but Chicago and U.S. Cellular Field are coated in snow. — Terrence Antonio James, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A CTA Blue Line train moves inbound through the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago. — John J. Kim, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Cathy Scheffers shovels snow that fell in Flossmoor. She made a snowman earlier in the day. — Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • [Pin It] Snow pelts the face of a woman walking in downtown Chicago. — Anthony Souffle, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • CT Weather06Sporting a Frosty the Snowman-style corncob pipe in his teeth, a man walks northbound on Peoria Street near the CTA Blue Line's UIC-Halsted station. — Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013160.JPG
  • The Picasso statue in Daley Center is dusted with snow as it is seen from Randolph Street and Dearborn Avenue. — Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Marius Grigore gives his daughter Ariadna, 4, a big kiss on the cheek as he carries her and their inner tube back up the hill in Lincoln Park to go sledding. — Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A woman walks through heavy snow on Madison Street in downtown Chicago on her way to the commuter trains. — Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A woman protects her eyes from the stinging snow as she walks down LaSalle Street in downtown Chicago. — Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Doretha Hill walks eastbound on Washington Boulevard back to her office east of Halsted Street after locking her keys in the car. She got locked out when she stepped out to brush snow from her vehicle. — Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A man waits for a Michigan Avenue bus as a snow storm moves through the Chicago area. — Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A woman wipes snow off her coat as she and other commuters walk across the Chicago River on Madison Street in downtown Chicago, during the evening rush. — Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A snow thrower clears a path on the Midway Plaisance in Chicago. — Terrence Antonio James, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • With only a suit jacket to keep him warm a man walks though the Chicago Loop in a snow storm that blanketed the city. — Anthony Souffle, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
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  • [Pin It] A jogger leaves tracks in the snow along the lakefront. — Heather Charles, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • CT WinteQuenton Shears, 14, of Elgin slides down a snow pile as he and a friend make their way to a grocery store in Elgin. — Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013rStormA.jpg
  • CT OHO'Hare International Airport shows few travelers after flights were canceled due to the snow. — Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013areStorm05.JPG
  • CT WiBrett Jordan of Elgin makes about a two-mile walk home from the bus stop in the snowy weather. Jordan said the worst part was the "snow blowing in my eyes." — Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 20nterStormB.jpg
  • Diandre Hines and Shauntae McKnight both of Chicago, sleep at O'Hare International Airport — Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • CT SnMarty Vexter of Clarendon Hills walks her Portuguese water dog Nigel, in Downers Grove. — Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013owstorm4.jpg
  • CT OHareLoyola University students Samantha Shaffer, 19, left, Yelena Svetlichnaya, 20, center, and Tala Said, 19, react to a dropped customer service call as they try to reschedule flights to Toronto after their flights were canceled at O'Hare International Airport. — Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013Storm04.JPG
  • Chicago Police Officer Charlie Bant, left, and passerby Haldo Zamora, right, from East Chicago, Ind., help an elderly woman across the street after she fell in the snow. — Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Crews remove snow from cars in the Avis rental car lot at O'Hare International Airport. — Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Custodians scrape the walks at Michigan Avenue and Pearson Street. — Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • [Pin It] John Rygiewicz, left, North Central College head groundskeeper, and part-time helper Tommy Lusk, 17, shovel the walkways around school buildings in Naperville. Tommy is a high school senior who has the day off. The snowstorm builds with a constant snowfall covering the sidewalks and roads. — Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • [Pin It] A declared snow holiday brought these girls to the snowy slopes of Rotary Hill Naperville. — Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A custodian at Fourth Presbyterian Church on Chestnut Street at North Michigan Avenue finishes a round of sidewalk shoveling. — Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Snow covers trees at the Museum Campus. — Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • Stephanie Webb of Charleston, S.C., faces the wind and snow on North Michigan Avenue. — Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013
  • A traveler waits for a ride near Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport. — Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2013

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