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Number of events

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by FourDiamond, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. FourDiamond

    FourDiamond Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    I was wondering how many snow or ice events some of you have this season? We stand at 31 as of today- November 1, December 6, January 12, February 8, and March 5. Most were less than 5 inch events, and none were greater than 9 inches. There were 5-6 that occurred during rush hour and about half occurred on a weekend.
  2. OneBadDodge06

    OneBadDodge06 Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 731

    Think there were 5 events in central Iowa. 1 in November and December, another small in January, 6" after that, then 18 inch storm in February. All together, way below average.
  3. ponyboy

    ponyboy Senior Member
    Messages: 934

    We went out 26 times like 17 plow able all under 10 inches and rest salting events
  4. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,515

    14 for me, one was 36":eek:
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    In the end ,even with that 7 ft snow fall.we;ll end up around normal. About 25 times out.
  6. truckitup

    truckitup Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    Heck... I still might be counting, 3-5 tonight. ( hope the lake effect goes to Buffalo instead of Rochester) lol... GV, About 27 pushes on residential side, 38 pushes Commercial, 56 salt runs. About 20% high on pushes, salt is about 10% high.
  7. UltraLwn&Lndscp

    UltraLwn&Lndscp Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    My numbers are almost identical to Truckitup, except only 22 or 23 residential trips being further south from the Lake.

    I am not looking forward to snow overnight. Everytime the wife and I schedule "date night" it snows.....I had big plans with the little one at the grandparents. LOL.
  8. truckitup

    truckitup Senior Member
    Messages: 254

    Let's hope it snows somewhere else tonight...(Like Buffalo) I have zero enthusiasm to go out tonight. I did hook the plows back up, That way it will not snow. LOL...
  9. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    To windy,going east to you guys
  10. 32vld

    32vld Senior Member
    from LI, NY
    Messages: 617

    12 events this year and 12 the year before.
  11. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 752

    i spent a good amount if time getting the truck all rigged up so it probably won't snow now. But I'm actually A little excited to plow maybe one last time
  12. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Last year plow only 26 times, so far this year a whopping 6, and only called in everyone 2 times. All have been light snows, our biggest so far was 3"
  13. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

    Weird year, no nov or dec events. 4 jan,5 feb and 4 march for a 13 total.60" of snow compared to average 24" or so.Record lw temps for month of feb. I think this may be the most profitable year yet,have to do a quickbooks report.You know it's good when you're too busy/tired/lazy to even go to bank lol

  14. allagashpm

    allagashpm Senior Member
    Messages: 700

    1 on Thanksgiving day
    3 sanding events in December
    5 in January, which includes a blizzard on the 27th for 24-30 inches.
    9 feb, which includes a day of plowing drifts after the storm
    1 in March, technically 2 but the first one was only a couple inches and I just plowed the roads, the second I did most of my route.

    So 16 total, and that is only plowing residentials and private roads. I don't remember how much we have gotten this year but I believe it is well over 100 inches here in Maine. I think last year I probably had 9 or 10 events. I am sure the commercial guys in my area probably have at least double that as we had several small storms, and my driveways have a 3 inch trigger.
  15. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,547

    Hey now...

    Are those my wife's favorite "potato rolls" ??:D

    I use the drive up teller to deposit my checks now. All the years these things were in existence, and I had no idea how wonderful they are. I pull up, type in my info, stick the stack of checks into the machine, it tally's them, prints me up a receipt with the images of the checks on them, and I'm gone..

    Amazing piece of technology..
  16. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

    Good eye!Your wife has good taste. Martin's potatoe rolls, the best!Thumbs Up
  17. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    OK Ty.
  18. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

  19. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,515

    I use my smart phone to deposit, dont even need to go to the bank.