A snowplow clears snow west along 17th Avenue in Hutchinson, Kan., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. More than 12 inches of snow have fallen in the Hutchinson area. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Sandra J. Milburn)
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.