2017 Winter Outlook So Far

Even though today it might be warm, the classic fave Farmer’s Almanac says for 2016/17, winter is back and to look for snow and cold conditions in the Midwest before the season officially begins. Some reports indicate snow could arrive as early as Halloween.

No matter what, we know you’ll want to be prepped, ready, equipped ahead of time, so you’re quick to the draw to get out there and plow. If you’ve got any questions on snow equipment, you can visit our website or give us a call at any of our three Chicagoland locations.

When Is That Last Frost Date Already?

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The ground is thawing, and conditions are opening up for ground work, but when will be the last spring frost? Here’s a couple of last frost date estimates, all in different formats: Continue reading

2014 – 2015 Midwest Winter Snow Forecast

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Accuweather is seeing a cold but less harsh winter for Chicago and the surrounding area. Image © Accuweather.com

On October 4th, the Chicagoland area received the 3rd earliest snow in history. We saw frost this weekend, and some of us had to throw on a couple of added layers to stay warm. That got us thinking about the winter snow forecasts for Chicago and the Midwest. If you’re in the snow biz you’ve been thinking about winter for a bit. Here are what some weather experts are thinking for the upcoming season predictions:

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