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Plan for tonights storm

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by pats plowing, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. pats plowing

    pats plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    weather.com says 1-2 inches, accu says 2-4 and both say that it will switch over to a wintry mix and then rain with a high of 40. What is everyone planning to do, especially central MA. I have to get sidewalks and a few parking lots done by 6, but didnt know if I should let the rest go. Its not just plowing, its sidewalk and stairs.
  2. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    I'm going to try to get everything off (if we get 2"+) before it turns to rain. I am still not sure that it'll even change to rain. If it stays ice, I'll leave everything on and then scrape it clean once it stops icing. It'll all depend on what the temp. does throughout the night. It'll be an interesting storm, that's for sure.
  3. YardMedic

    YardMedic PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    I'll be cleaning whatever comes before the rains start, and it sounds like that should be ok with the storm schedule
  4. Mick

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

    At a max of 4", I'd get a good night's sleep. Then wonder if my customers wanted it plowed or not. Not even have to wonder about the ones with a 5" trigger and warming up the next day. Fortunately, I'm expecting around 10 - 15".
  5. pats plowing

    pats plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    A few days ago we had under 2" and half the customers called up and wanted it done. I was going to do it with the 1" that we would get later that night, but they just got done twice.