As daylight arrived, so did the extent of the blizzard conditions in the central Iowa city of Ames. Footage of the extremely hazardous driving conditions that shows several cars and large 4×4 trucks stuck in the snow.
Shot 1: Shows a overpass sign on I35 highlighting the blizzard warning and no travel advised. The road is completely empty.
Shot 2: Shows absolute white out conditions on I35 with over 50mph wind gusts.
Shot 3: Shows a truck stuck in the ditch that has been checked for occupants already and labeled with caution tape.
Shot 4: Shows a close up on the caution tape and iced/snowed over truck.
Shot 5: Shows an Ames resident using a snow blower. The snow is over a foot deep and is above his knees.
Shot 6: Shows an Ames business owner cleaning off his sidewalk with a shovel.
Shot 7: Shows a tight then zoomed out shot of a truck in the ditch with the logo "Storm Guard" on the side.
Shot 8: Shows a mid zoom shot on the same truck's tailgate with caution tape being violently ripped around in the wind.
Shot 9: Shows a car that got stuck in the middle of the ditch.
Shot 10: Shows a truck carrying a bicycle and canoe that got stuck on the I35 off ramp. The caution tape is also visible.
Shot 11: Shows a wide shot of a car that went off a steep embankment off Interstate 35.
Shot 12: Shows a tight shot of the car that went off 35.
Shot 13: Shows city workers trying to remove snow from stoplights.