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Weird Winter

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tiedeman, Jan 4, 2005.

  1. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    Messages: 8,745

    Ok, so this winter so far has been really weird. The first half of December was nothing but snow, and then the last half was 60's and rain. Right now we have absolutely no snow on the ground. I can never remember something like this before.

    To make things even more wierd a customer calls me up to come over to her house to do a fall clean up (rake up some leaves and to mostly pick up some sticks in her lawn). I said no problem I will be there tomorrow (Wednesday) in the morning. Now this is where is gets stranger, we are supposed to get anywhere between 5" to 12" of snow tomorrow night and Thursday morning.
  2. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    You think that wierd? We had a snowstorm right before thanksgiving, then its 60s for the first of DEC, then its in the teens for the 2nd week, then back to the 50s, then the 20s and finally last week it was almost 70 on FRI, today we are getting ready for an ice storm and it turns into a thunderstorm.
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Nuts here too. No snow whatsoever. New Year's Day it was 64 degrees. Crazy.
  4. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    Troy, this winter makes me glad I sold the snow division out in April of 2004 :p ..It was 65 here on New Year's Day, too Rod..We have had ZERO snow events worth plowing / sanding /salting. If it stays like this much longer, I'm going to move up some spring hardscaping installs :D
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Makes me so glad I spent 20 grand on another truck and plow 4 weeks ago...NOT!!! :angry:
  6. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    Its been nice and mild here lately just the way I like it.60 last week and tomorrow we might get an ice storm they say I just don't want snow this week,next week they are calling for 55 and rain on Monday. :rolleyes:
  7. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    The weather has been great here. sure it's raining, but we'll take that anyday over snow. We love when we get hardly any snow, we know it makes the plowers mad. (sorry plowers. :angel: )
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Well if ya get any Jodi and you wanna get rid of some, send it due east to just over the other side of the PA line...that's where you'll find me and my plows. Bring it on sis...
  9. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    Rod-- You can have all of ours to if you really want it,for a small fee of course I don't want to be a called LOWBALLER you know. :)
  10. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    You're a bud Larry. Lord knows you guys get your share of it. Small fee? No problemo senor :D

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