Roof of the Metrodome collapses after fifth biggest snow in the Twin Cities

The roof of the Metrodome collapsed after 17 inches of snow fell in Minneapolis Saturday, part of a blizzard that hit the Midwest over the weekend, CNN reported.

The 64,000-seat stadium caved in, moving the Minnesota Vikings game with the New York Giants from Monday at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, the NFL said in a statement Sunday.

Travel in Minnesota, western Wisconsin and parts of the Dakotas, has been difficult to impossible, the Washington Post reported.

Snow drifts from 3 feet to 6 feet high have been reported around the Twin Cities, after the fifth biggest snow on record, the Washington Post reported.

"That snow isn't going anywhere anytime soon-no thaws in sight through Christmas Day," Meteorologist Paul Douglas at the Star Tribune said in a storm recap

A video of the Metrodome collapsing can be seen here.

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