Article Photos: Snowstorm dies down, Midwest travel woes tick up 21/22

Three road graders clear snow on Fleur Ave. in Des Moines early Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.  A  snowstorm left behind varying amounts of snow and ice across the Midwest, causing difficult travel conditions. Powerful wind gusts created large snow drifts on many roadways, making navigating the slick conditions a challenge.   (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, David Purdy)