Michael Chapman, 3, high fives his mom Allisen Harrison after the two took a sled ride down a hill at East End Park Thursday in Belleville, Illinois. They are from Belleville.(AP PHOTO/BELLEVILLE NEWS-DEMOCRAT, STEVE NAGY)
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.