Haleigh Stenseth, a first grader at St. Mary's Catholic School in Grand Forks, N.D. looks out a frosted bus window Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, while waiting for the trip back to school after attending an all-Catholic schools Mass at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Grand Forks.
Nick Johnson of Columbus, Ind., walks home after shoveling snow from sidewalks following a winter storm, Jan. 26, 2004. The Bartholomew County area received nearly five inches of snow.
Calvin Fisher of Vincennes, Ind., scrapes ice from his car window, Jan. 25, 2004, as the weather dumped a quarter-inch of ice on the Knox County area.
Glenn LaPlante steers his kayak down Clifton Avenue in Spartanburg, S.C., Tuesday morning, Jan. 27, 2004.
E.J. Lee walks her dog Estee, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Lee dressed up Estee with a coat and boots to protect her against the frigid temperatures.
Gabriel Bane, 8, slides down a hill in Richmond, Va., Jan. 26, 2004, taking advantage of a day off from school because of heavy snowfall in the area.
Granite City, Ill., resident Steve Scarborough, 35, works on scraping over an inch of ice and snow off his truck windshield, as he prepares to travel out in this southern Illinois city just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Jan. 26, 2004.
George Cruz is covered in snow as he uses a blower in York, Pa., Jan. 26, 2004. Cruz, a maintenance worker, was up at 4 a.m. to begin clearing out snow.
Snow covers a cow near Staunton, Va., Jan. 25, 2004. Virginia was socked by the year's first snowstorm, which blanketed most of the state in several inches of snow and sleet, and shut down government offices, schools and businesses.
Christina Clarke, left, Emily John, second from left, Tony Masek, front right, Bobby Herbig, center, and Maggie Halliday ride down a slope at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex, Jan. 26, 2004, in Webster Groves, Mo.
Aaron Caldwell, a junior at Lenoir-Rhyne College, uses a three-ring binder to chisel the ice off his SUV in Hickory, N.C., Jan. 26, 2004. To compound the problem of ice and snow, his front tire had gone flat.
Front to back; Reilly Terrell, 3, Ryan Reed, 4, and Jordan Reed, 7, sled down a Wilson Park Hill in Bedford, Ind., Jan 26, 2004.
Road salt is loaded into a dump truck at the Wayne County Caniff Salt Yard in Detroit, Jan. 26, 2004. Michigan battened down its hatches as a winter storm that battered the northern Great Plains prepared to dump up to 21 inches of snow on the state.
President Bush throws a snowball as he departs the White House, Jan. 26, 2004, for a day trip to Little Rock, Ark., to speak on medical liability reform. The Washington area was hit with 4-6 inches of snow overnight.
Ground crews shovel snow away from Air Force One, Jan. 26, 2004, before President Bush departs for Little Rock, Ark.
Cas Prewitt, 9, left, chases after Joseph Lenczyk, 9, as he rides his scooter down Claremont Street in Fayetteville, N.C., Jan. 25, 2004, after ice accumulated on the roads. The winter storm brought icy rain and a brief dusting of snow to Fayetteville.
Devin Cook, 8, steers a sled as he and his mother, Karen, plow down a hill next to Fenwick High School in Middletown, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2004.
Linda Acquino, left, and her daughter, Tami, use a shovel to have a snow fight while clearing their driveway near Asheville, N.C., Jan. 25, 2004.
Bob Hundley uses a can of de-icer and had to resort to the scraper on the can to clean off the ice from the windshield of his car after he broke his regular ice scraper on the thick ice, Jan. 25, 2004.
Leslie Tunis plays with a flying disc in the snow with her dog, Maverick, Jan. 23, 2004, at the dog play area at the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter in LaPorte, Ind.