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April 8, 2011

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by klaus, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. klaus

    klaus Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    It's not even close to over here. I just cleared one of the biggest, wettest, overnight storms of the year. And this puts us over 600" of snow for the year. So far...

  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    Looks like a good time. I wonder what a seasonal contract would cost for a driveway in an area like that?

    MIDTOWNPC PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,425

    That is an awesome picture.

    would you be interested in sending me a hires copy, I would pay you something for it as i would love to use that in an ad.

    i dont think you can pm so reply here or email me... midtownpc@yahoo.com
  4. 04chevy2500

    04chevy2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    wow thats crazy. would love to see more pix
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    199.00 with the senior discount.
  6. Cmbrsum

    Cmbrsum Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    And I'm just wishing the temp would drop 5 more degrees here so I can go too work. Most snow of the season and nothing is sticking. Last night when it would have stuck it quit for the night. Hoping for a better night tonight.

    MIDTOWNPC PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,425

    Thanks for a copy of the picture.

    Whats it like when all that snow starts melting... does alot flood.?
  8. Cmbrsum

    Cmbrsum Senior Member
    Messages: 141

    Utah is going to have a major flood issue this year
  9. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,027

    Not if it stays cold
  10. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    from Ontario
    Messages: 3,589

    That is crazy!
  11. klaus

    klaus Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    Flooding depends on how quickly it gets warm. They are saying this snowpack is about like 1983, and the result of that was pretty extreme runoff that flooded downtown SLC around Memorial Day.


    As high up as I am, my only flooding worries are the canyon road washing out. My house is fine. Right now, we have about 3 feet of snow water equivalent which all has to run down the mountain. And it's not over yet. About another foot coming in tonight.


    As for what it costs up there to have the road cleared, my road is just under a mile long, and when I was paying, it was $250-$300 per clear (charged by the hour). Total for the season was in the $5000-$6000 range. And that was split between myself and a neighbor. With the neighbor selling his house and moving, doing it myself became far more cost effective than paying the entire cost. Down below me, they have community plowing, where everyone pays $300 up front for the buy in, and then $25 each time he clears, so I would guess it comes out to $1200-$1500/season for each house.