Cars and trucks stand in a traffic jam during heavy snowfalls in the Ruhrvalley in Essen, western Germany, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Germany's most populated area is captured by unusual snowfalls and ... more 
Cars and trucks stand in a traffic jam during heavy snowfalls in the Ruhrvalley in Essen, western Germany, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Germany's most populated area is captured by unusual snowfalls and cold winds. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Martin Meissner
Fri, Dec 17, 2010 2:10 AM EST