Tow Truck Operator Eric Hoffman works on chaining up a car stuck in a snow bank out in Hutchinson, Kan., on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Thursday was one of the busier days for towing companies in the surrounding areas as Hutchinson recieved 13.1 inches of snow. (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.