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the " BIG change "

Discussion in 'Weather' started by Mean4x4, Jan 2, 2007.

  1. Mean4x4

    Mean4x4 Senior Member
    from Livonia
    Messages: 100

    As I sit here.... bored, frustrated and angry... I can't help but wonder, when is the " BIG change" coming to Michigan? My thought is, January 14th-16th we might get a drastic change in weather. What are your thoughts?
     
  2. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,392

    I have to agree with you, hopefully It changes soon.
     
  3. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    The weather boards i watch have been hinting at a pattern change around the middle of Jan. They still dont know how cold it may get but any change would be good news.
     
  4. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

  5. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    The only BIG change I am seeing in the forecast is time to break out the old landscaping tools and start doing some small jobs. Or become a weather man and get paid for dishing out daily bad news and b.s
     
  6. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    hmm according to the noaa link, our area in 8-14 days will be colder with above average percip. i hope that means what it should and i hope it is actually TRUE!:bluebounc
     
  7. scuba875

    scuba875 Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Yeah I had to look at that twice. That would be nice lets keep our fingers crossed.
     
  8. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    Might as well break out the tools. That will ensure snow. I think I should not have packed them away.
     
  9. Daner

    Daner PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,187

    Its changed again

    I was saying the 15th of this month...now It looks to be near Jan.8th and 9th.
    The weather patterns are all over the place...One long range says 1 thing and the other long range says another.
    IMO Its hard to predict a long range this year...7 days max...14 days...forget It...too many changes happing In the weather.
    Jan 9th...I think there will be something on the ground...with the temps dropping.
    As for the 15th who knows...May be a snow storm or rain...all depends on the jet stream.
     
  10. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Our weather guy...

    Our local weather guy is saying there is no really cold air backed up in Canada, so in return there is no really cold air waiting to come down and get us....
    It is going to be 50 degrees and raining here on Saturday(Again).
    Mind you I live from 10 to 45 minutes of six ski areas.
    There where snowmobile dealers advertising leftover 05 sleds...Thats how bad it is here!

    This Blows!!!!!
     
  11. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 253

    I would think the dip in the jet stream that been giving the Pacific NW and Denver etc snow has to drift east soon. Thats the way it usually happens. I would say mid January is my prediction too for what its worth.
     
  12. lawn king

    lawn king PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    Here in S.E. massachusetts it's been very warm,cherry trees are in bloom. We are following up on spring estimates. There is zero frost in the ground, so there is no reason we cant plant ornamentals & mulch. The problem is getting people into the mindset to do the work, people are in the hunker down & get through the winter mode, however, winter is looking like she might skip new england! If we had known this winter would be so warm, we would have lined up some winter projects, everyones hydraulic equipment is parked, including ours unfortunately! :angry:
     
  13. Daner

    Daner PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,187

    It's back to where It was...The cold jetstream will be coming In on the 15th...but still a change in temps up here on the 8th...the highs for the 8th are below the freezing mark...and thats a start.
    we need snow:help: :waving:
     
  14. doh

    doh Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    It is freakkin raining here, in January At the so called "ICE BOX" of the USA International Falls MN.
     
  15. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853


    If the weather boards are right the ground wont be frost free too much longer. Looks like anytime after about the 15th it may turn cold for a lot of people.
     
  16. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    Light Rain here today.
     
  17. lawn king

    lawn king PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    Mid january snow will make lots of people happy around here. The days are getting longer and warmer. As far as this being a big revenue winter on snow, forget about that.
     
  18. soulrider1979

    soulrider1979 Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    Better late then never

    Just looked at the forecast for the next fifteen days for eastern PA and it looks like old man winter is gonna show up finally, if I were you I would get your snow equipment ready cause I think snow will arrive when were not expecting it.
     
  19. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Nothing happening here...Except 50 and Rain!!!

    Well where is that cold weather???
    The ski areas are running about 25% of their trail counts(NOT GOOD).Ski areas are being sold off....
    The snowmobile rental places are selling out...
    The classifieds are full of commercial snow removal equipment.
    The snowmobile dealers are sitting on two years of leftovers.
    Some say hang on and wait, but lost revenue is lost revenue, must have deep pockets to survive a couple of poor seasons....
    A $40,000 plow truck is one thing but imagine sitting on a $250,000 note to floor-plan your snowmobile inventory???
    Oh man when ,where and how will it turn around????
    I know we are all hoping for the best,maybe that will help....

    forecast_320x240.jpg
     
  20. Mean4x4

    Mean4x4 Senior Member
    from Livonia
    Messages: 100

    Finally!!!

    Sounds like we're going to be salting!!!payup And " The Big Change " starts tonight!! High tomorrow 30 Lets take a moment of silence for the snow gods haha