Article Photos: Snow in Midwest leaves some travelers scrambling 19/34

A vehicle is a rest facing oncoming traffic after sliding out of control on northbound Interstate 35 at the Santa Fe Street exit in Olathe, Kan., during the morning rush hour Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The first major snowstorm of the season began its slow eastward march across the Midwest Thursday, creating treacherous, sometimes deadly driving conditions ahead of the holiday weekend. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, John Sleezer)