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Midwest Ice capades

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by kipcom, Jan 16, 2004.

  1. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    Oh....now it gets even better !!!! No snow in the forecast for Indy,,,,, noooo ..... It's ICE now... freezing rain !!! What next ??? :angry:
     
  2. DJL

    DJL Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    springtime weather and flowers!
     
  3. gt_racer50

    gt_racer50 Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 484

    I'm just going to go out and talk real nice to my plow, so it doesn't feel neglected and load up the trucks with salt, no problem.
     
  4. sbrennan007

    sbrennan007 Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    :dizzy: I've been wondering the same thing... :dizzy:
     
  5. QMVA

    QMVA Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    :cry: Rain nothing but rain here :cry:
     
  6. Snow Jaw

    Snow Jaw Senior Member
    Messages: 106

    yeah. it was raining this morning at 5am when I went out,
    I thought I 'd just hook up the plow if it gets colder later but it did't the guys at work just bring out the power washer and start washing all the co, trucks..

    I just drove home and it is still raining!! :gunsfiring: where's the cold!!
     
  7. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    We got the cold you got the moisture what a deal. Now if we could get them to come together for a few days. Maybe a big spinner of a storm could happen.
     
  8. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    We've still got a good 2 months left yet boys. Hang in there!:D
     
  9. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    7am Indy time...... NO blade action, just spinny thing on the back. Wow...:eek: it is really sleeting outside now and have a good amount of ICE on everything.
     
  10. BushHogBoy

    BushHogBoy Senior Member
    Messages: 665

    Fine I’m ready to mow some grass anyway Kip :mad:
    If I wanted snow I could go take the blade off of my mower and put the mower deck back on, then go wash and detail the exterior of my truck, that works every time! I don’t care I’m tired of the cold and just wanna mowww!!!!!!

    Alittle freezing rain here overnight, people going 45 or so on highway in front of my house. parts of my driveway are dry... I think we didn't get much, the other parts look moist.
     
  11. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    I like the mowing part also,,,,BUT I make more $$$$$payup in a short time when it snows :D
     
  12. 84deisel

    84deisel Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    Just got up after sleeping . We were out last night in the ice rinks( also known as parking lots) about 1" of freezing rain then a dusting of snow , then rain now dense fog followed by freezing cold tomorrow. Chicago weather sucks sometimes.Thank god for my salt spreader.
     
  13. easthavenplower

    easthavenplower Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    cold here too breaking temp records below zero with wind chills at 25-40 below finnally warmed up a little today 20 degrees.feels like a heat wave
     
  14. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,533

    Got in a little bit ago from doing our village roads, 1/2" or rain,sleet,ice,freezing-rain,snow,slow all mixed together. I thought this was January, not the end of March:mad:
     
  15. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Even though ice is no fun compared to snow, I'd rather be out salting and making money than sitting at home NOT making any.:D
     
  16. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    We got 3-4 inches of snow then freezing rain on top (NE Ohio). Made some huge snow boulders with this stuff. They burned through some major amounts of salt on this storm. The City and County guys did a great job for it being a Saturday night. They must need the overtime to pay for Christmas.