A pedestrian walks down Pennsylvania Ave. near the White House in Washington, DC, March 6, 2013. Schools, businesses and the federal government closed in anticipation of a snow storm that could blanket the region.
A woman walks by the Cloud Gate Sculpture (known as "The Bean") during a snowstorm in Chicago, March 5, 2013.
A snow plow clears a parking lot at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, March 5, 2013.
Tourists brave the falling snow to visit the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, March 6, 2013.