Nathan Bauer digs out his car parked in downtown Omaha Neb., Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. A snowstorm dropped varying amounts of snow and ice across the Midwest, but those areas affected were united by one thing Friday morning: difficult travel conditions. (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald/Alyssa Schukar)
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.