BISMARCK, N.D. - While most of the state was under no travel advisories, one Hazen family had no choice but to get in the car and drive through the storm.
The Johnson's took their neighbor's car early Monday morning and drove to the nearest hospital that could deliver a baby, which was all the way in Bismarck.The first time mother says her dad jokes that while most babies are delivered by a stork, this one was delivered by a snow goose.
It's all peace and quiet now, but less than 48 hours ago the Johnson's were scrambling.
"They really gotta love me and Alaxander to get up at 12 o'clock in the morning and drive a long ways to sit in a hospital while I'm giving birth," Holly said.
Holly says her dad was quiet focusing on the roads, but in the back seat, Holly said, "So I'm like, 'can y'all hurry, can y'all hurry please?' I'm over here grabbing the doors. I'm angry but I'm trying to be nice. He's great, he's the best baby"
Now the Johnson's will have an additional 5-pound-15-ounce passenger on their drive back Wednesday.
Alaxander isn't the only baby delivered during the storm, Sanford Health says the Bismarck hospital delivered six babies during the 24 hour storm.