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Who do you guys use for your Snow Fall totals?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Snow Picasso, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Any good sites for snowfall totals? It used to be easy enough to find the totals I needed for each snow event, but that seems to have changed! What do you guys use?
  2. lawnboy2121

    lawnboy2121 Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    National weather service

    FISHERBOY Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    snow totals

    I use weatherworksinc.com, they do a great job Thumbs Up
  4. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    You can use your previous invoices
  5. gc3

    gc3 Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    What's weatherworksinc cost a year?
  6. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

    I use a yard stick. :jester:
  7. dieselboy01

    dieselboy01 Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    I just write down how much snow is in the lot when I get there. Is this a good idea?
  8. road2damascus

    road2damascus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,845

    I use National Weather Service trained spotter information from surrounding towns as well as measuring my self. I have seen several inches difference in only a few miles of distance. Like this last storm we had. It was 6.9 inches in one area and 15 miles away it was 9.2 inches. Doesn't sound like much in snow but it might be in dollars depending on how you set up your contracts. Plus you have official "trained spotter" information to back you up if anyone ever question's you.

    Go here:

    then click your state
    then click "public information"
    Scroll down and find your closest town during snowfall's
  9. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Cool! Thanks
  10. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Tell me about it! My St.Charles route had 8+....W.Chicago route 6....Arl Hts 4-6...Lk Zurich 6.5. It's all over the board! I have my guys measuring too, but with a storm like this it's nice to have backup paper work! Thanks for your help!
  11. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 250

  12. bluerage94

    bluerage94 Senior Member
    Messages: 398

    Weather works....Its not cheap but also not overly expensive...They do give a meteorologist report which is nice to send along with your invoices.
  13. NickT

    NickT Senior Member
    Messages: 707

  14. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    Our weather is all over the place also.

    I got a blonde downtown that has cankers and can't really do the high heal thing, she just wears flats, so when she's ankle deep she rings us up and it's time to go to work.

    The redhead on the south side, she's a fiesty one, them four inch heals with open toes, her toes get damp and she's all over it.

    Now the cross dresser on the north side, he's plain good for nothing.
  15. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    Have you been hanging out with Grandview ??? :confused:
  16. Snow Picasso

    Snow Picasso Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    We do the same thing Dieselboy. Every push gets measured. Works for me....never had a complaint. It nice submitting a professional report when you have snow totals at 10+ inches. Especially when accumulations very from town to town!