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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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Winter’s New BlockBuster Snowplow Cutting Edge Lasts 4X Longer Than Other Blades

Winter Equipment Blockbuster Snowplow Cutting Edge System

Looking for a cutting edge that’s rated to last longer than others and also road-friendly? You’ve found it! The Blockbuster Carbide Insert blade from Winter Equipment gives you just that! The Blockbuster is a municipal-quality plow cutting edge system with a longer blade life, superior performance for increased efficiencies. Spend more time plowing and making money, and less downtime changing out blades! The BlockBuster blade system includes three interlocking cutting edge sections that have built-in, hard-faced moldboard shoes with carbide …

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Make Brine & Spray Smarter with SnowEx De-icing Equipment

SnowEx Ice Control Equipment

Give snow and ice the one-two punch when you start with the SnowEx BrinePro 2000 and finish with the LiquiMAXX Sprayer System! These products make snow and ice management easier, quicker and more cost effective! Take the guesswork and inconsistencies that normally go hand in hand with making brine and spraying it down by considering these SnowEx products to your fleet! The Liqui Maxx de-icer spray system from SnowEx comes in a wide range of tank sizes and fits many …

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Canada, Lake Effect, Northeast Snows

12/3/19 Weather Map - Warmer air is coming

The snow storm that just buried Duluth, Minnesota is moving east and will wreak a little havoc in Maine early this week. This Nor’easter will drop 10 or maybe even 15 inches of snow in spots. The rest of the country stays pretty quiet as the next system moves in late in the week with mostly rain in the West except in higher elevations. The lack of snow is due to some warmer air moving in from the Gulf that …

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Submit Your Bid to Sourcewell Buying Program

Sourcewell offers Cooperative Purchasing

Looking for more business from municipalities, schools, and government agencies? Then it’s probably worth your time and effort to submit a bid to Sourcewell. They offer these organizations a compliant buying program that doesn’t cost them anything and makes purchasing new equipment very turn key and simple. Sourcewell helps state and federal public organizations save time and money by purchasing from their ready-to-use, competitively solicited contracts. As a snow contractor, it’s time to get in on the action if you …

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