US 221 north of Willis on Christmas Day

After most snow storms in this part of the world, a few days of warmer temperatures and rain melt off the snow pretty fast but the storm that left up to two feet of the white stuff on Floyd County is stubborn and does not want to go away.

The ice storm that hit Floyd County early Christmas day did not help and as I drove home late Friday afternoon after spending Christmas with Amy and my mother it surprised me to see how much snow is still on the ground.

Even worse, the freezing slush turned my driveway into a slick, downhill ski run. It took a half-dozen tries to make it to the top and the mess left by those tries means more time with the grader to restore the driveway after this mess melts (assuming, of course, that it ever does).