The sleet and snow started early in Montgomery County.
It canceled church services and blanketed streets making roads slick as people ran their usual Sunday errands.
It's unusual to hear robins sing and people scraping the snow off their driveways on the same day.
Those were common sights and sounds around Montgomery County today.
The snow came early and fell fast in Christiansburg.
In a matter of hours more than three inches blanketed everything.
Temperatures dropped almost as fast as the snow fell, making some roads slick.
Most drivers are playing it safe driving slower than normal.
Snow plows seem to be driving in circles re-plowing roads over and over because of the fast
"The roads are doing, they're a bit better than they were the last set of storms. But VDOT is also taking their preventative measures a whole lot more serious," said Robert Martin, a Christiansburg resident.
The Virginia Department of Transportation was prepared for this storm.
If you were out Saturday, you probably noticed white streaks on the roads.
Crews covered the pretreatment on most of the primary and secondary roads late last week.
The mixture is supposed to help the snow melt faster.
But that didn't help traction on all roads. Reports of accidents and slick roads were on primary and secondary roads.
VDOT is recommending drivers check road conditions before traveling on 511Virginia.org.