If you are located in the Rockies or in the West, Neoweather is expecting that you’ll experience warmer temperatures and drier weather than usual this winter. So the 2019-2020 ski season is not looking very good, and that’s not great news for our snow contractor friends in that region either. Want to see more long range forecasts? Check out other Snow Plow News blogs for nationwide and different regional forecasts. The Northwestern region of the country from Seattle to San … Read more Official Rockies & West Long Range Winter Forecast 2019/20

We look at a lot of winter weather long term forecasts around here to help snow contractors get an idea of what’s to come. Usually we use forecasting services that combine a variety of weather models to come up with their own forecast. This time we’re looking directly at the NOAA Winter Weather Outlook for 2019-2020 issued through the Climate Prediction Center. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is a government agency that focuses on predicting changes in climate, weather, … Read more 2019-2020 Winter Weather Outlook from NOAA

Bitter cold and snow kicked off early in October and November for the Midwest and Great Lakes area, but it’s far from over. Watch the video below to get a long range winter forecast for the Midwest where Neoweather combines the most reliable models to try and prepare you for what’s coming your way this winter. Check out other Snow Plow News blogs for nationwide and other long range forecasts for different regions. Neoweather expects very active weather across the … Read more Official Midwest Long Range Winter Forecast 2019/20

This is the second post in a series that looks at the top five 2-day snowfall events for some of our largest and snowiest cities. This week we look at the top 5 snow storms for Detroit. Specifically, we’re looking at the top 5 snow storms for the Detroit Metropolitan Airport located in Wayne County. Table 1 lists the top five snowfalls at the airport, over two days, since 1958. This table doesn’t match the top five biggest snowstorms for … Read more Top 5 Two Day Snowstorms Series: Detroit

Welcome to this winter’s wonderland – the Northeast! Mark Spencer from Neoweather dug deep into a variety of weather models to determine a long range winter forecast for the Northeast region that looks like the nation’s epicenter of active and snowy weather. He expects a bit of a slow start, but hard and fast turn in January that will lead to loads of lake effect snow in upstate New York, frigid temperatures and frequent coastal storms. Interested in a long … Read more Official Northeast Long Range Winter Forecast 2019/20

A couple of smaller systems kick off our week starting 11/19/19 with some ice and snow across the Midwest and Great Lakes that moves into New England. Next a larger system in North Dakota and Northern Minnesota brings some snow accumulation. But the real area to watch starts in the Rockies on Wednesday late afternoon and evening. As that system develops it may bring some trouble for Thanksgiving holiday travels for the Midwest and Northeast. Most of this week stays … Read more Warm East, Snow West, Thanksgiving Warning

You’ve already gotten a taste of winter 2019/2020 but what’s going to happen as it continues? What are the models saying for December, January and February this year? Here’s your official nationwide long range winter forecast from Neoweather. Meteorologist Brian Ivey takes a look at the general overall weather pattern looking at the models with the best historical track record to give you a long range forecast for our country. Check out other Snow Plow News blogs for regional long … Read more Official Nationwide Long Range Winter Forecast 2019/20

Check out the industry’s leading Ventrac snow tractors for sidewalk snow removal and tight spaces. Both the 4500z and the 3400 Ventrac Compact Tractors have all wheel drive traction to tackle tough terrain along with power steering on an articulating and oscillating frame to maintain a light footprint and impressive agility. Need flexibility? They’ve got it! Choose from over 30 professional grade Ventrac Mount attachments to transform your Ventrac into a productivity powerhouse. These models in our video are shown … Read more Ventrac Tractors Bring Power & Speed for Snow Removal

Remember that Pink Snow Equipment raffle we told you about at the Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) on October 21-23, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky? For the seventh year in a row, attendees had a chance to win a limited-edition pink Fisher XV2 V-plow and a SnowEx HELIXX poly hopper spreader. Well, the raffle was a big success and Douglas Dynamics raised a total of $11,173 for breast cancer through Susan G. Komen® Kentucky. In fact, Douglas Dynamics has raised … Read more And the SnowEx/Fisher Raffle Winners Are…

Looking for a big daddy to push snow around even when the ground is not level? Check out Avalanche’s Optimus pusher. It has been around for years and continues to be their top-end snow pusher with a sectional cutting edge, floating blades and self-leveling wear shoes. Each of the two foot blade sections float independently, allowing the whole cutting edge to contour to uneven ground without driver input. Floating receivers and self-leveling shoes make the operator’s job easier, and because … Read more Snow is No Challenge for the Avalanche Optimus Pusher