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northern michigan

Discussion in 'Weather' started by grf_1000, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. grf_1000

    grf_1000 Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    well its feb. 21st.and i'm going nuts. i have only plowed 5 times since 1-1. we are down over around 80" of snow fall to date.who would have ever though cutting edges would have rust on them in northern michigan in feb. its been in the teens and low 20's for weeks, perfect for snow but nothing.. the only thing keeping me going is my seasonal contracts. making good money on them this winter :) but not worth the no snow in the gas and oil field plowing. we are on a course to go from 200" of snow to this year maybe getting 90" and we had almost 50" of that in december in a weeks time.
    hows everyone else up here hold up?
     
  2. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,268

    Get in the lake effect belt!
     
  3. grf_1000

    grf_1000 Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    Gaylord is the normal lake effect belt. 200" last year, 76" this year.
     
  4. happydays

    happydays Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    I'm starting to plan for next year.........
     
  5. KBTConst

    KBTConst Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    I hear next yr is going to be less snow than this yr hope not this yr has been my worst yr out of 29 yrs of plowing glad I had money banked but thats getting low guess we need to do a snow dance.
     
  6. happydays

    happydays Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    You got to be in Dallas,tx if you want more pushes