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Chicagoland is it our turn????

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by jbok19, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. jbok19

    jbok19 Member
    Messages: 34

    Winter Storm Watch:

    Issued at: 3:50 PM CST 1/3/05, expires at: 9:37 PM CST 1/3/05

    Winter storm watch in effect from Tuesday evening to late wednesday night,
    The NWS in chicago il has issued a winter storm watch.
    Heavy snowfall is expected across northern illinois along and north of interstate 80 with sleet and ice accumulations expected south. This should begin Tuesday night and change to all snow across northern illinois and northwest indiana on Wednesday. Snow will continue into Wednesday night before diminishing to snow showers by thursday morning.
    There is potential for heavy snow of 6 inches or more.
  2. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    I hope. Just picked up 2 pallets of salt. Im ready to roll baby! Finally a decent storm!
  3. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    Im down a truck right now. So if anyone in the area would be interested in mayby helping me, You can PM me with your number and cell. Thanks!
  4. 84deisel

    84deisel Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    Will I finally be able to hook up my 12 footer ... stay tuned for further updates.
  5. 85F150

    85F150 Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    i am on the other side of the lake and they are calling for the same, first ice then heavy, heavy snow with good accumulations, hopefully lake effect will kick in aftwards and dump more :D

    tomorrow i am fillin up both fuel tanks, andding some more traction devices in the bed...my traction consist of a few five gallon buckets of ashes.....they work better than sand. lets lock and load :cool:

    stay safe, especially if we get the freezin rain
  6. jbok19

    jbok19 Member
    Messages: 34

    Boys this is going to be the money maker for us!! I keep hearing on all the news channels that the northern suburbs (Kane McHenry Dekalb Lake counties) could see 8-12". :drinkup:
  7. jbok19

    jbok19 Member
    Messages: 34

    This is our storm for sure this time!!!!!!

    Issued at: 3:15 PM CST 1/4/05, expires at: 9:00 PM CST 1/4/05

    Heavy snow warning in effect until 4 am cst Thursday.
    The NWS in chicago il has upgraded the winter storm watch to a heavy snow warning.
    The potential for heavy snowfall of 8 to 12 inches is greatest north of a line from lee county to aurora to chicago. Light snow should begin this evening over locations north of interstate 88. Locations south of interstate 88 will receive some sleet and freezing rain this evening before turning over to snow. Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches is expected by morning. The heaviest snow will likely occur from the early afternoon through the late evening hours on Wednesday.
    Snow should taper off to snow showers for all of northern illinois and northwestern indiana late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
  8. scuba875

    scuba875 Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Well guys if anyone needs any help give me a buzz. I've been listening to the scanner and the public works dept. in town is gearing up. Weather band says up to 8 - 12" North of 88.

    I will go anywhere.

    Cell 847-875-9662
    2 Way 111*31*2048
  9. scuba875

    scuba875 Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I have my truck ready to go. I tried to PM you but I guess I haven't been on long enough. Anyways I have nothing going on so I can help if you still need it.

    My cell 847-875-9662
    2 way 111*31*20480

  10. Rhinohd

    Rhinohd Member
    Messages: 71

    Let it snow BABY!!! I am ready and willing to go!

    ultimate plow, check your PM's I might be able to help you out.
  11. Iowa

    Iowa Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 120

    Not only Chicago, but the whole midwest.....

  12. 84deisel

    84deisel Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    8-12" got to love it. :D :D :D
  13. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,770

    8-12 inches here baby! I got both my trucks ready to go.
  14. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    Looks like all ice coming to Cleveland.
  15. Eng63Trk16

    Eng63Trk16 Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    We have been waiting for one of these 6-12" for three years now and IT'S ABOUT TIME!! I'm like a pig in sh$$ over this mess.