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Northern Illinois / Chicago 09/10 Season

Discussion in 'Weather' started by 3311, May 16, 2009.

  1. 3311

    3311 Senior Member
    Messages: 332

    What does everyone think next year will be like. Hope better than this last one ! Hopefully all the low ballers will go back to their regular jobs by then.
  2. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    I hope that we are in a nice pattern now with some "good" winters.......
    The last 2 have been tiring and I wanted to beat my head against the wall at times, but in the end, they were goodpayup
    As long as salt prices go back to a decent price (which they are going to)
  3. ultimate plow

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

    hopefully it gets off to a fast start again. I seriously wish it snow'ed year round.
  4. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,794

    I'd be down for plowing year around. As long as we could have season's yet. Plowing snow when it's 75 out with a nice breeze would be neat.
  5. dfdsuperduty

    dfdsuperduty Senior Member
    Messages: 597

    hope we have another one like last year but like already stated hopefully salt will drop in price
  6. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Last year as a muni I paid almost $140/ton, this year the state bid was already done and no one was left out like last and the price is rumored to be under $70/ton. This is still high IMO, but at least we won't have to mix sand this winter.
  7. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    You just love starting these threads huh? LOL You start them earlier and earlier each year, haha

    Looking at your signature it looks like you have had a good year last year.
  8. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    When is it going to snow again ? This weather sucks ass :cry:
  9. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    Yes. better than last year... :cool:
  10. affekonig

    affekonig Senior Member
    Messages: 909

    Hey Scott, I picked up a 2001 Wrangler and I'm looking for a plow. I'll let you try it out for some more work this year...
  11. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    It's hard to get you lined up when you got the big city gig. I'd love to have you come out more often otherwise. For most it's too early to tell the full need of this winter coming up ... but I'm working toward some big things .. time will tell. Either case I'll call you as we come closer to the season - or feel free to call me, either way.
  12. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I heard it was going to be below average snowfall and above average temps! El Nino!! :cry::cry::mad:
  13. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    Time get a job at mcdonalds lol
  14. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    Looks like a couple of messages have gone missing again. :confused:
  15. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    What did I miss ?
    I know my post on gv's most users ever thread was gone in a few hours.
  16. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    i found this on a weather board im a member at.......how chicago faired in weak-mod-strong el ninos

    Chicago seasonal snowfall in Ninos.

    *ORD became the official site in 1980. Prior to that, Midway (MDW) was the official site. I'll add the ORD total in ( ) to the seasons prior to 1980 (ORD records began in 1958).

    1977-78...82.3" (52.4")
    1976-77...54.1" (24.7")
    1969-70...77.0" (56.1")
    1963-64...35.2" (36.2")
    1951-52...66.4" (N/A)

    1968-69...29.4" (22.3")
    1965-66...24.9" (28.9")

    1972-73...32.9" (25.6")
    1957-58...20.0" (N/A)
  17. Knockah22

    Knockah22 Senior Member
    Messages: 245

    Lets hope for a Weak El Nino. From the looks of it, nothing like the last 2 years.
  18. 84deisel

    84deisel Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    Is it that time of the year again?

    :bluebounclet it snow!
  19. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,160

    I don't understand this elnino crap. Even with a moderate el nino, we still get a good amount of snow? Seems like the guessers call every other year a elnino winter, anyone seeing a pattern here. LOL Damn guys can't guess what if its going to be sunny or cloudy tommorrow but they are already trying to forcast the winter.:gunsfiring:
  20. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    The last really piss poor winter we had here was 02-03
    I was subbing then, so I only got out 7 times. They still made good money on salt though.