Virginia Hawkins shovels snow from her driveway Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Hutchinson, Kan. A winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow in the city of Hutchinson from Wednesday morning through Thursday. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse)
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.