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Weekend Winter Wonderland – The Sequel

1/17/20 Weather Map from Neoweather

That’s right! Mother nature is working weekends these days! Last weekend produced a sizable rain, snow and ice storm around most of the country and this weekend she’s rolling out part two. Check out meteorologist Brian Ivey’s wintery weekend forecast! The activity begins in the Southeast this week with active rain storms and a couple of clipper systems that move through the Northern Plains and Canada to the north and northeast. Wednesday’s snow in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin will …

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Long Range Winter Forecast Update

1/14/20 Long Range Forecast Map

Time for an update! Neoweather is looking at long range forecasts for winter 2020 again. They expected (and we received) a warmer than average December. That one’s in the books. What about January? Early on, most of the models agreed that it would be colder than average. So far, that hasn’t been the case… but wait for it. A pattern change is expected for the last week of January and into February where it will be colder than average as …

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Check out this Bad Ass Plow!

SnowDogg MDII 1/2 Ton Plow

Will the Welder from Xtreme Fabrication reviews the new version of the SnowDogg MDII snow plow. There are some huge improvements on this new 1/2 ton plow. This plow is super versatile and can fit just about any sized truck like a glove. Check out the improvements on this baby! Snowdogg improved the lift arm by going to a single chain on the MDII this year and moved to a drop down jack to make your job easier. They also …

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Giddy Up Snowplowers! This weekend we ride!

1/11/20 Weather Map from Neoweather

Special Weather Alert: Get ready for a smorgasbord of weather this weekend that will demand attention with extreme snow, ice and rare down pours that are likely to cause flooding in parts of the country. It’s not just isolated to the upper Midwest either – Mother Nature shares this dish with most of the family… Things kicked off with a swirl of activity across Southern California and the Desert Southwest. Those heavy rains moved towards the Northeast and are bringing …

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Active Weather on the Way – 1/6/20 Forecast

Rocky Mountain Snow Expected Soon - 1/11/20 Weather Map

Get ready for an active weather pattern that kicks off this week and will keep much of the country on it’s toes over the next couple of weeks. Nothing major for most of the country, but keep an eye out up north and in the Rockies! It’s Clipper City heading our way with minimally invasive cold air for much of the northern half of the country this week and into next. It starts with a small snow system skirting across …

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New Year, New Decade, New Snow? See 12/31/19 Forecast

12/31/19 Weather Map

2020 greets most of the country with cold weather and some snow initially, but that dies out quicker than a new year’s resolution! By this weekend, the Central and Eastern U.S. will have higher than average temperatures reminiscent of December 2019. Although the Southeast will get a little pop of colder weather. That will be short lived, then we will be looking at a scattered outlook across the country with nothing too noteworthy. After a few inches of snow hit …

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Winter Settles Down – 12/17/19 Forecast

Week of 12/17/19 Weather Map from Neoweather

Rise and shine Ohio Valley it’s time to get plowing! If you’re in southern parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, or Pennsylvania you’re waking up to snow this morning. That system will move across the Northeast today bringing snow to the north, and a mix of rain and sleet across New York City and Boston. Some arctic air coming down from Canada across the Great Lakes will cause a little lake effect snow starting in Superior and Huron, pushing through the …

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Official Winter Forecast Update – December 2019 Long Range

December 2019 Long Range Forecast Update

Neoweather meteorologist Brian Ivey takes a look at what we’ve seen so far and an update on what’s expected for this December in 2019. The bottom line is lots of ups and downs with a cold finish. He expected it to be a more stable system of warmer weather, but December has proven to be very touch and go between warmer than average and colder than average temperatures across most of the country. The biggest take away for Brian’s long …

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Bigger Storm Next Week? 12/11/19 Forecast

12/11/19 Weather Map from Neoweather

Break out the long johns today if you are in Canada, the Dakotas, Midwest down into the Ohio Valley and even the Tennessee Valley! The arctic blast hit last night and will continue until tomorrow. For snow, you’ll just see some lake effect snow off Lake Superior and Lake Erie that will move east. Tomorrow Wisconsin and Minnesota will get hit by a clipper that moves up into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan before it fades a bit in Southern …

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Why Snow Contractors need a Weather Service

Using Free Weather Sources Isn't Good Enough graphic

In the world of professional commercial snow removal it’s very important to make the right decisions for your operations on pre-treatment timing, scheduling your crew, deicer amounts, and more. When it comes to putting together your plan of attack during snow events, it all starts with a reliable and detailed weather forecast. Snow contractors need a weather service because of how important it is to make the best possible decisions based upon the weather. You are wasting THOUSANDS of dollars …

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