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The Minnesota Vikings' request for a new home field has some compelling video evidence as their stadium's roof collapsed following a blizzard.

More than 17 inches of snow fell on Minneapolis in less than 24 hours, and the roof of the Metrodome, which opened in 1982, could not withstand the pressure.

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The Vikings' game against the New York Giants on Monday has been moved to Detroit's Ford Field. 

Check out video of the Metrodome roof collapsing — a riveting image of the powerful snowstorm that hit the upper Midwest Sunday: