Vic Kamka, with the Des Plaines Public Works and Engineering Department, plows the sidewalk along Northwest Highway as snow falls in Des Plaines, Ill. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The National Weather ... more 
Vic Kamka, with the Des Plaines Public Works and Engineering Department, plows the sidewalk along Northwest Highway as snow falls in Des Plaines, Ill. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The National Weather Service in northern Illinois predicts between 6 and 8 inches of snow in Chicago and Joliet and 4 to 6 inches in Rockford, Dixon, LaSalle and Pontiac. Between 2 and 5 inches of snow are forecast in central Illinois. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, George LeClaire) MANDATORY CREDIT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Daily Herald, George LeClaire
Fri, Jan 13, 2012 9:41 AM EST