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 … Read more What do Hurricanes Mean for Snow?

What is the Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act in Illinois? Simply put, this new law in Illinois prevents the passing of liability from the property owner to another party for snow/ice removal related lawsuits.  This means that property owners cannot transfer risk from themselves to a snow removal contractor for a snow or ice related incident (like a slip and fall lawsuit) on his or her property.  The law is meant to protect all parties with the side goal … Read more Illinois Passes Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act

  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 … Read more Winter Weather Outlook Accuracy Tracking 2016-2017

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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 … Read more Does Global Warming & Climate Change Affect El Niño?

Buying a Snow Plow at the End of the Season Saves You Big Money Think about it. If retailers have old inventory they have to Store the Inventory in a clean, safe place so it looks like new to the final customer six months from now Pay the manufacturer for the inventory on the shelves Pay to insure the inventory to protect against theft or damage Keep track of the inventory for proper accounting Hope the manufacturer does not change … Read more Why You Should Buy a Snow Plow at the End of the Season

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, … Read more La Nińa Influences 2016/2017 Winter Snowfall Expectations

About a month after the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court affirmed an earlier trial court ruling, Douglas Dynamics released a short statement regarding their patent infringement suit against Buyers Products. This delayed announcement is hopefully the last chapter in a drawn out story about patent infringement between two of the larger players in the snow and ice industry. When Buyers Products jumped into making plows in 2007, they found inspiration for their products from some of the … Read more Douglas Dynamics vs Buyers Products Lawsuit Update

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 … Read more Weather Buzzwords: El Nińo VS La Nińa

Introducing the most complete snow plow dealer list in the world! After tackling the ability to compare snow plows, we thought it would be helpful to have an easy way to look up local snow plow dealers. In the past, you were stuck with looking up a dealer on a manufacturer site, but no more! We have compiled the most complete list of snow plow dealers for all the top snow plow brands in North America! A Better Way to … Read more The Best Snow Plow Dealer Locator