"Its gonna be a long day," said Eric Reed who plans to shovel the stairs and walkways of each apartment at his building in the 3600 block of Main Street in East Chicago, Ind. Wednesday March 6, 2013. Northwest Indiana residents spent the morning shoveling out after a Tuesday snow storm brought between 5 and 10 inches to the region. | Stephanie Dowell~Sun-Times Media
Snowfalls ranging from 5 to 10 inches across the region on Tuesday night left residents with a plenty to do Wednesday, whether digging out from the storm or enjoying a late-season romp in the snow. Forecasters were calling for sunshine and temperatures in the 50s by the end of the week.