White blankets the town of Hutchinson, Kan., except for the intersection of Main Street and 2nd Ave on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. A major winter storm that moved across the city and central plains region dumped over a foot of snow in Hutchinson Wednesnday and Thursday. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Aaron Marineau)
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.