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Giant New England Blizzard

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by bolensdriver, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Well, a good snow fall at least. Rock music is on now.

    9" possible here... how many inches possbile elsewhere???!?!?!?!?!? It's snowing now and we have 1/4 of an inch only... but, it's going to get deeper and deeper and deeper!!!! :nod: :yow!: :drinkup:

    I'm so excited!!!


    By Queen

    Here we stand or here we fall
    History won't care at all
    Make the bed light the light
    Lady Mercy won't be home tonight yeah

    You don't waste no time at all
    Don't hear the bell but you answer the call
    It comes to you as to us all
    We're just waiting
    For the hammer to fall

    Oh every night and every day
    A little piece of you is falling away
    But lift your face the Western Way
    Build your muscles as your body decays yeah

    Toe your line and play their game yeah
    Let the anaesthetic cover it all
    Till one day they call your name
    You know it's time for the hammer to fall

    Rich or poor or famous
    For your truth it's all the same (oh no oh no)
    Lock your door the rain is pouring
    Through your window pane (oh no)
    Baby now your struggle's all in vain

    For we who grew up tall and proud
    In the shadow of the mushroom cloud
    Convinced our voices can't be heard
    We just wanna scream it louder and louder louder

    What the hell we fighting for?
    Just surrender and it won't hurt at all
    You just got time to say your prayers
    While your waiting for the hammer to hammer to fall

    It's gonna fall
    Hammer..you know..hammer to fall
    Waiting for the hammer to fall now baby
    While you're waiting for the hammer to fall

    Give it to me one more time
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2005
  2. Kramer

    Kramer Senior Member
    Messages: 386

    So far, total in Westfield Ma from yesterday and today is 6" .

    And its still snowing. Very light snow with some small drifts. payup
  3. DSmythCT

    DSmythCT Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    7 inches in canton CT still falling
  4. Mikelandscaping

    Mikelandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    5 inches in Groton CT and now its sleet and freezing rain not fun
  5. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Is that just from today? I want the snow falls JUST from today. The clip yesterday was broken off, and separete.

    :angry: ROAR! :mad:
  6. cward05

    cward05 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 113

    We got 6" here in Cheshire, CT of pretty heavy snow...and now the ice comes. it was not the most fun to plow as I got stuck half way up my steep driveway, but luckily I just rammed the pile angling the plow and could make it up the whole way :nod:
  7. Snow Cat

    Snow Cat Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Three maybe four here in South Eastern Mass.Supposed to turn to sleet,rain,snow,then rain.
  8. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 324

    Weather forecasters g=here have been all over the boards. I've heard anywhere from 1 inch to 8 inches, they keep changing the forecast. Latest is 3-6 inches, we'll see what happens. In any event looks like a plowable event!!! payup
  9. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    About 5" here now, school is canceled :bluebounc
    Plowed all drives starting at 5am for the morining commute. Ill be heading back out around 12 or so.
  10. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    When will you head back out? At what accumalation?
  11. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    When I feel like it basically.
    Seriousley, iam thinking the ice is going to get in around 3 or 4 maybe, its snowing pretty good now. There should be about 2" more by 12-1:30PM then i will head out and start plowing and keep everyone as clear as possible until about 6-7 PM (evening commute) probley taking short breaks in between. I like the drives as clear as possible when the customer gets home then I don't get questioned as to what i was doing all day. I will get the bulk of the real plowable snow off. Then ill revisit all the drives as needed to get rid of as little as an inch.
  12. EPACF

    EPACF Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    As of now, nothing- but.....

    they are calling for 3-6 or 4-7 depending on who you listen to. Supposed to start here after lunch......
  13. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    :cool: you make good money I hope. How many driveways do you plow?
  14. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    37 on a regular basis, I have 5 more to take care of for this storm so that makes 42. I make good enough money for my age, enough to pay for insurence, truck, gas and to have money in my pocket.
  15. daninline

    daninline Senior Member
    Messages: 430

    Just finished my 20 accounts there was 5.5" on the ground when I went out the door at 4AM :sleeping: so 4.5 was from today and I would bet 2 more fell while I was out plowing.

    I was having some problems with some of the long driveways I kept slipping on the ice.
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2005
  16. Snow Cat

    Snow Cat Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    The rain is here on the Cape now.
  17. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    God Hamlet... I haven't slepped for near two day!