Farmers Almanac vs. Old Farmers Almanac vs. Meteorologists

2020-2021 Old Farmers Almanac vs Farmers Almanac weather maps

Brian Ivey from Neoweather took a look at the 2020-21 Farmers Almanac versus the OLD Farmers Almanac predictions for this winter and how it differs from today’s weather models. Are the Almanacs accurate? How do they compare to each other and today’s real meteorologists? How do these predictions get determined? Let’s take a look! The OLD Farmers Almanac predictions for 2020-21 The Old Farmers’ Almanac predicts a pretty mild winter with “more wet than white” weather in the Upper Midwest …

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Sally is Bringing Rain, But What Else is Happening?

9/15/2020 Weather Map showing cooler temps moving in from Canada

It’s all over the news, so it’s no surprise to you that Hurricane Sally is pounding Louisiana and the South. But what is expected as it moves through and in the rest of the country? Brian Ivey from Neoweather takes a look at that and this week’s weather forecast below. Today Sally is expected to make landfall with winds up to 120 miles an hour as it S L O W L Y moves over the already saturated land around …

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50 Degree Drop in Temps!? Will it Warm Up?

9/9/2020 Weather Map

Saying things really cooled off suddenly this week is a total understatement! A system really cooled things down in the Rockies and even brought some significant snow with it. After moving out, some significant rain came in. While the cool weather sticks around in the central regions, warmth continues in the west and southeast through next week. If you live out West you saw 40-50 degree drops in temperature Tuesday and Wednesday. That was accompanied by a big snowstorm east …

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What Spare Parts Should Every Snow Plower Carry?

Jerry Heyer of Jerry's Service and Will the Welder for Snow Plow News

We interviewed several dealers at the 2020 World Truck Show and asked them which spare parts they think every snow plow contractor should have in their truck at all times. Here’s a break down on what the dealers we interviewed had to say: Steve Jennings of Jennings Welding & Fabrication in New York Quart of Fluid One Return Spring Lift Cylinder Hoses Will the Welder of Xtreme Fabrication in Maryland adds these items to the list: Motor Relay Solenoid Jeen …

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How Fisher V Plows Stand Out from the Crowd

Fisher EZ-V v-plow

At the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show, we talked with Steve Marsh at Fisher Engineering to find out what he thinks are the main advantages of using a Fisher V Plow, especially the new EZ-V. See what he had to say below. Fisher offers their XV2 v-plow in a variety of sizes, both in a mild and stainless steel material starting at 7-1/2′ width up to 10-1/2′ width for class 6 trucks. The EZ-V v-plow comes in the 7-1/2′ size, …

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Industrial Grade Wipes for in Your Truck!

Grime Boss Heavy Duty Wipes

We sent out Will the Welder to highlight his favorite products at the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show so we could showcase them for you here. The Grime Boss Wipes are an industrial-grade cleaning wipe that he loves. See why! As their website says, “This ain’t no baby wipe” and boy is that true. The Grime Boss Heavy Duty Wipes are a must-have for snow and ice contractors to put in their trucks so they can get their hands clean …

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See the Hiniker V Plow Advantages

Hiniker V Plow Lift Link System

Mark Miller from Hiniker gave us the low down on why he thinks Hiniker V plows are the best at the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show. See his list of advantages below! Hiniker uses heavy duty construction to make a long lasting plow. One highlight is the chrome allow curb guards and wear bars that provide extensive protection from damage and premature wear to extend the cutting edge life of your plow. With the chrome alloy, you’re expected to get …

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How to Extend the Life of Your Snow Plow

Will Fries and Jeen Stork at 2020 NTEA World Truck Show

We sent Will the Welder to the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show to talk to industry experts and one thing he asked was advice on how to extend the life of your plow. Check out what they had to say! Think you know everything about maintaining your plow? Why not make sure! Here are the tips your industry peers wanted to share: “Do the maintenance like they said every year. Change the fluid so you don’t get any water in …

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How to Get Heated LED Strobe Lights in Several Color Options

Heated Strobe Lights in 3 Colors

We sent out Will the Welder from Xtreme Fabrication to find the best innovations at the 2020 NTEA World Truck Show. Here is one of the products he loved: The J.W. Speaker Heated LED Strobe Lights. What makes these strobe lights different from others? Watch the video below or keep reading! This year J.W. Speaker introduced the first ever heated LED strobe lights. No more blocked lights from the snow that kicks up. Since LEDs don’t throw off heat on …

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It’s Here! Fall 2020 Forecast Preview

September - November 2020 Temperature Expectations

It’s long-range forecast time for the start of Autumn this year. See what meteorologist Brian Ivey has to say about what fall weather is on the way. Brian goes over the temperature and precipitation trends he’s expecting in the coming weeks and also why the forecast looks like this. See all the details here on Snow Plow News! While long range forecasts aren’t super accurate, there is real science behind it and it’s better to review what experts think is …

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