Winter Weather News


What do Hurricanes Mean for Snow?

Do More Hurricanes Equal More Snow? With a very active hurricane season, many people wonder if that pattern of storms will continue into the winter.  It turns out there is little correlation between the hurricane season and the winter season in North America. Weather Calming in the Fall As we see the big hurricane pattern continue to churn in the Atlantic, the continual storms allowed in by the weaker weather patterns in the west will die out and we will …

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Winter Weather Outlook Accuracy Tracking 2016-2017

  It is time to place your bets on what the winter weather outlook will be like for the 2016-2017 winter season.  We will be looking at several popular weather forecasters, writing down what they say winter will be like, and tracking to see how accurately they forecast. We are going to keep this post updated over the next few months while we check in to see how accurate the major players will be.  In the running this year is …

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Does Global Warming & Climate Change Affect El Niño?

Rob discusses the impact of climate change and global warming on future El Niño and La Niña patterns.  Read further to find how large the impact can be… Global Warming & Climate Change Are Hot Topics: How Does It Affect Us? The debate over climate change and global warming is ‘heating up’ and a topic for many water cooler conversations. Politicians use it to change rules and policy. How does it effect you and me though? 1. Is global warming …

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La Nińa Influences 2016/2017 Winter Snowfall Expectations

Meteorologist Rob Guariano reporting for a Snow Plow News weather update. In this episode, Rob forecasts the effects of La Nińa on winter 2016/2017. El Nińo And La Nińa Influences                             Depending upon where you live, the effects of El Nińo and La Nińa can have significant impacts on your weather. With El Nińo dynamics effecting winter weather this year, some areas saw more than normal snowfall, …

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Weather Buzzwords: El Nińo VS La Nińa

Meteorologist Rob Guariano reporting for a SnowPlowNews weather update. In this episode, Rob explains the difference in El Nińo and La Nińa. El Nińo And La Nińa Stir Up Global Weather   You’ve heard the phrases tossed around all over weather forecasts for years now: El Nińo and La Nińa. Both are complex weather patterns resulting from fluctuations in ocean water temperatures. Those ocean temperatures react with the atmospheric temperatures to create some havoc. Generally speaking, these periods last for …

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Iraq War Vet, Justin Anderson, Has A Unique Perspective On Proposed New Jersey Snow Plow Bill

The Northeast gets a lot of snow. Lake Effect areas are particularly susceptible to massive accumulations of the white stuff. Many of these areas have serious snow removal operations in place to keep the roads as clear as possible, but it’s quite a job. In a recent Snow Plow News Weather Update, Meteorologist Rob Guarino talked about the snowstorm that hit the towns of Mexico and Parish, New York. That storm dumped 37 inches of snow in one day. Where …

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When Is Winter Ending? El Nino Isn’t Finished With Winter Just Yet.

Meteorologist Rob Guarino reporting from Lake Effect Land for a Snow Plow News weather update. Rob helps us count down the end of winter weather. What can we expect here on out? It’s that time of year when most of us start wondering how much winter we have left. Those folks who live in Lake Effect areas usually endure more winter than the rest of us. The Oswego County, New York communities of Mexico and Parish were hit last week …

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What’s the Difference Between Polar Vortex and Arctic Oscillation?

Meteorologist Rob Guarino reports for a SnowPlowNews weather update. Rob explains the major winter weather influences as parts of the country are hit with a blast of cold temperatures. We just heard the news that the groundhog did not see his shadow and yet here we are in the middle of a deep freeze. Was the furry prognosticator wrong or is winter giving us one last uppercut on the chin? First let’s discuss what’s causing this chilly weather. The primary …

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Rob Guarino Reports: What To Expect On The East Coast For January And February 2016 Weather

        Rob Guarino checks in from the southern Rockies for a SnowPlowNews update. Winter is coming! It’s inevitable, right? Well, here’s the good news; winter will be coming to the East Coast this year in stages. El Nińo is struggling with a Jekyll and Hyde complex.   Forecasting East Coast January Winter Weather Forecast models have been evaluated and here’s what we’re expecting for January 2016 on the East Coast. Temperatures will remain above normal for the …

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Meyer Shows Once Again How They’re Serious About Innovation: Crossfire Insert Hopper Spreader

  This episode of SnowPlowNews has Meyer’s Eric Larson describing the new Crossfire Insert Hopper Spreader. Meyer products are developed by working with contractors and government agencies to improve design and functionality. “Better By Design” is a tag line they’ve used to describe the process of engineering innovative, easier to use & maintain, unique products. Meyer has been in the biz for over 86 years. The Crossfire salt spreader seems to be another application benefiting from this approach. Innovative Insert …

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