Kamika Ralstin,left, Sarah Blakley, back, and Claudia Huerta sled down the slope of the South Van Buren overpass Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Enid, Okla. Temperatures dropped into the upper 20s, as an upper level winter storm produced lightning, heavy rain, freezing rain, snow and thunder sleet, closing schools and colleges across Enid and most of Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Enid News and Eagle, Bonnie Vculek)
Gallery: Winter storm bottles up Midwest
Feb. 22, 2013 @ 01:11 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.