The flakes started falling Sunday as we turned off I-81 and onto Virginia Route 8 in Christiansburg.
By the time we reached Riner the white stuff covered the shoulders and turned the roads slick. Ice formed on the edges of the windshield.
“I missed the weather forecast this morning,” Amy said. “Did it call for snow?”
No. It called for below-freezing temperatures with the possibility of flurries later in the week.