By KEVIN MYATT
Landmark News Service
The United States is going to be whiter on Christmas than it has been so far in a generally mild December.
But it doesn’t appear likely the New River and Roanoke valleys will be part of that.
Historically, about 10 percent to 15 percent of Christmases are white in our region. However, two of the past three have been, following the National Weather Service definition of having at least 1 inch of snow on the ground.