Heavy snow, especially toward the south suburbs made for slow traffic early Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, along Pilot Knob Road in Apple Valley, Minn. A major snowstorm that buried parts of the Midwest grazed southern Minnesota, where two to three inches of snow snarled the morning commute in the Twin Cities area. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT
Gallery: Winter storm bottles up Midwest
Feb. 22, 2013 @ 12:44 PM
A powerful snowstorm hit much of the Midwest Thursday, creating large snow drifts on many roadways, making navigating the slick conditions a challenge. Accidents and slide-offs were reported from Kansas to Michigan as the storm pushed east Friday.leaving difficult travel conditions.