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Guys in the Northeast I think it is time!

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Craftybigdog, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    Hey guys I think it is time I have looked at all my sites and it looks like it will just be rain from here on out, I think its time to pu the plow up and start sharpening all me lawnmower blades. If you know of something that I dont please do tell!
  2. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 324

    Well for the first time in 7 weeks we are getting a plowable snow fall, supposed to get 4-7 inches by midnight. It just started and looks promising!!!!!
  3. stslawncare

    stslawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 142

    you know how it is in delaware, we can be in a heat wave one minute and a blizzard the next, im not putting the snow stuff away yet, i wouldnt be suprised if we get to have fun 2 more times this year. however i am starting to think about mowing and blades and all that good stuff.
  4. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 482

    LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping, where do you live in Maine?

    Where I live in Maine it hasn't started yet, I hope it starts soon.
  5. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    its the first wk of feb its way early
  6. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    The March Nor-Easter being scheduled. I never give up hope till April hits. You still have February to go too, warmer temps can mean bigger snows.

    SIPLOWGUY Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    Here in Staten Island our own resident Groundhog at the SI Zoo has pedicted an early spring. Went to the Airport at 2315 hours last night and was home by 1000 hours this morning. .5" snow then rain and 40 degree temp. It don't look good to me!
  8. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    well the ground hog in philly says 6 more weeks of winter who knows:dizzy:
  9. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    Feb is usually our snowiest month im not giving up yet.The long range forecasts i saw yesterday were looking pretty good.
  10. PlowMan03

    PlowMan03 Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 482

    We might have more snow on Wednesday of this week coming :D
  11. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    maybe you can start sharpening the lawnmower blades in delaware (which is not the northeast) you guys down there average maybe 1 plowable event in jan than it gets too warm. Winter is far from over infact its only half done. I don't put the plow away until late april we usually get whacked a few times in feb and march and we can get a few good storms in april we got 21" one april 1st. I plowed today before it flipped to rain but there is still plenty of snow on the roads and temps are havering freezing with freezing rain.
  12. ZR2plower

    ZR2plower Member
    Messages: 91

    We had 5" this past Tuesday and it looks like I will be back at it tomorrow with 4-8" predicted. I just looked outside and there is 2" out there now.payup
  13. bgingras

    bgingras Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    seems as though the guessing was right on with this storm. I had all cleared by 2pm, it changed to ice right after and all was good with the world...we did get a new account from the storm, although he didn't call until we had 1/2" ice on top of the snow and it was like concrete. Got the truck stuck a bit, but all totaled was only a minute hit including driving.
  14. DJs Lawncare

    DJs Lawncare Member
    Messages: 90


    Here in central new york we have received over 140 inches of snow this year. Some places just north of us (about a half hour) received 81 inches in 72 hours. This winter has been kicking our butts. No place to put it. I will be surprised if the snow isn't still here in June. This is one of our local weather sites.

  15. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    CJA1987 so what is De. considered to you because everyone else that walks in this world calls it the northeast, maybe southeast then?
  16. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    While here in central Maine, we've just gotten 40" for the winter (half of average for the year). Last night got 2" with just a crust. Not enough to hit the triggers. Just one customer who wants sanding, so all I can do is wait and see if I get any calls today. So far this winter, I've had two full pushes (should be about ten):( .
  17. cja1987

    cja1987 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,407

    DE is the Mid-Atlantic
  18. J&M Lawncare

    J&M Lawncare Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Folk lore has it; If you don't get winter in winter, you WILL get winter in Spring!!

    Our local weather guy is big on folk lore. Says it's 90% right.
    Seems to be the case.

    He said when cicadas start chirping there is 90 days to the first frost. Noted the date and said we'll see. 87 days later we had our first frost.

    interesting stuff.
  19. Bolts Indus.

    Bolts Indus. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,176

    Spring is a long way off yet. I don't think everybody will get off this easy. Mother nature says pay me now or pay me later. With interest.
  20. 3 GOATS

    3 GOATS Junior Member
    from ME
    Messages: 4



    Finally got to plow today here in southern Maine. Last time out was 12/15!