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Tropical New England

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by bolensdriver, Dec 23, 2004.

  1. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Is anyone else feeling the tropic air? We have only SMALL snowbanks left now... and we originally had 3 inches of snow earlier.... in fact, there was even slush on driveways and sidewalks. Now it's like 50's or 60's outside. WARM!

    Not bad.
  2. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    this wont last long
  3. danno

    danno Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    TROPICAL STORM ! :cry:
  4. Ripple

    Ripple Member
    Messages: 88

    for sale

    High 50's here in Penna.
    FOr sale sign going on plow truck!
  5. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Why? There will be snow in Pennsylvania soon!
  6. empire

    empire Member
    Messages: 35

    more room

    Good now I will have more room for fresh piles.not good if you have removal eqip.
  7. DodgeBlizzard

    DodgeBlizzard Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    Beginning to wonder. Maybe the start of 2005 will be better. crossing fingers, toes and everything else. I'm dying to try out the new blizzard poly cutting edge.
  8. millratf250

    millratf250 Member
    Messages: 36

    its all my fault i had to buy a new f-250 and a 8 HD fisher plow :cry:
  9. oldmankent

    oldmankent PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,322

    We got a healthy dose of rain tonight. It was really great. My spirits soar when it is rainy and overcast :eek: No snow left to speak of here. I can't wait for the next sleet storm.
  10. WELDER

    WELDER Member
    Messages: 50

    all i want for christmas is ................LOTSA SNOW!!!!! :redbounce
  11. Ole JIM

    Ole JIM Senior Member
    Messages: 137

    Well Guys! its TRUE! the Weather Getting a lot Warmer!--here in central MAINE! back yrs AGO! {40} rigt after Thanksgiving Dinner!--4 PM--Our Family used to GO ICE Skating On the Kennebec River! as the local ICE Co used to CUT ICE!--& that Area was Lite UP!--I remember back in 1947 there was 18 inches of Black ICE On that River! Now Its 100 % All OPEN!--& just before this RAIN! only the Edges Froze!--w/ lots of Pieces floating in IT! & SNOW?-We Used to Get HAMMERED!--Now mostly Sleet & Freezing Rain!--& yrs AGO! a Foot of SNOW storms were the Norm!--back in 1952 the BLIZZARD We got 54 Inches over a three day Period!--High School was Let Out at NOON & three of Us Boys 18 yrs old all lived near one other--We didn*t get very FAR! by 4 PM--We were Waist Deep in Snow & had to Walk Backwards!--a Neighbor on a Draft Horse! w/Snow up to the Horses Belly Broke a Path for US!--But We had to Quit!--Couldn*t See!--Snow Blowing so Hard! We all spent the Night at a Neighbrs House! I was Two Houses from HOME!--& NOTHING Moved for about a WEEK!--No Schools No Businesses--Nothing!--& after SNOW DRIFTS UP to the cross Bars on Telephone Pools! about 30 ft I would Guess?--BIG Plow Trucks Stuck Every Where!--WE were Farmers & DAD had a Big DOZER! a Cletrack--& It took DAD several Days to Get Our Yard pushed Back Enough so We could Get to Our BARN & Livestock! & We had to Climb UP On Our ROOF! & Shovel Out! around Our CHIMMNEY!--So Our Fire would BURN!--& a lot of People Died in that Snow Storm!--& Roofs Caved IN!--& I don*t want to SEE another like that ONE!--Ole JIM--
  12. steve in Pa.

    steve in Pa. Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 86

    Tell me about ripple, here in central pa. it was 55 and raining like h=ll. Got a new western mvp just waiting to get out and play. :cry: what part of central pa are you from? :waving:
  13. rainair

    rainair Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    cheese with that whine

    come to central and west central OHIO!
    Plows stuck 48 hour shut down of the whole area
    just like a door knob, everyone gets their turn
    be like DR's your going to get your shot!
  14. jcmjclem

    jcmjclem Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Snow.... what's snow......In NJ the forecasts does not show snow for aloooooooooong time! I'm thinking golf, maybe!!!! Figures, this year I'm ready and on schedule. No putting things into place the night before a storm!!! :angry: :realmad: :angry: :yow!:
  15. Mainiac

    Mainiac Member
    Messages: 46

    Way to warm yesterday and even today here in Casco, Maine.
    Ole Jim is right about the storms we used to get, I remember growing up in the 70's in Litchfield (20 minutes South of Augusta) we used to be trick or treating with snow on the ground. Those days are gone for a long time. Thanks to global warming, if you believe it.
  16. bolensdriver

    bolensdriver Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    We get snow in NH every October, except this year. Last year, even the town was plowing in early October.