By sundown the sleet/ice has drifted to 6 inches deep just outside our front door. It is so strange to see so much white and ice with not one single icicle... The ice fell and the temperatures were so cold that there was no water to drip and form the icicles..
The streets are covered in a sheet of 2 to 3" of ice. So is everything as far as a person can see in every direction. Officials have been begging everyone to stay off the roads. Vehicles have been piling up all along the main roads and our county (and surrounding counties) was totally unprepared for a storm of this magnitude.
The good news is that the sun is shining today. And what a glorious sight it is. The temperatures should remain above freezing for the entire day. Hopefully most of the ice will be gone by evening.
As for us, we've been toasty and warm.. for which we are extremely thankful.