Who's ready for summer...uh...more SNOW -- a 4 letter word in Westchester County, NY 10583?
Our winter is well underway and is bringing record snow and ice to the Tri-state NY area...like another midweek storm!
...cannot wait for an end to all this "fun," in the snow -- with delays getting to our poor water damage clients. How about you?
Safety tips before and after the snow and weather hits are below:
Our "significant winter storm" last week in our NY region was amazing but is over -- that's good news because we have clients expecting us in our rear wheel drive vans and trucks -- one was a fire cleanup and tragic for the family!
Bad news: Winter Storm "PAX" is on the way, slamming into snow weary southern states, then coming up to us in Scarsdale, NY 105893
Like you, we got dug out last week and then got ice on top of nearly a foot of snow in this NY suburg...adding insult to injury. Be careful out there, if you are in the Tri-state. A friend in the med field says they have many slip and falls coming in to her hospital.
Also, be sure to shovel and salt around your home, if you have a sidewalk AND your office or brokerage after Sunday night's dusting. We don't want to be responsible for someone else falling, right? (This is our front yard and poor maple)
This was our street last week. Forrest and I just got a workout, pushing dry snow around on Monday. Then, late in the week, we dealt with REALLY heavy wet snow on the now frozen driveway and front stairs and sidewalk. Then, Forrest went and shoveled out the area around our 4k square foot office /Warehouse.
Bad news: We had to go and dig out the office, to get our crews and super staff in by afternoon -- a late snow delay start.
Of course our Super dog, Atlas, had to help us dig out, by attacking the shovel and generally standing in the path. He's a joiner! See his "best side" here!
Also, we had additional fun since it was ice raining on us, as we dealt with the 5 additional snow inches overnight. Tons of fun....and that stuff is heavy. However, shoveling the wet, dense white stuff was a good workout...no treadmill today, hooray! Also, thank the gods that my parents left yesterday a.m. for Florida, because this ice may be here to stay, with temps in the 20s through the weekend.
We were worried about our rear wheel trucks getting around, especially for emergency calls. We are a 24 hour on call service company...so it's sometimes a fun time with "deer on ice skates " vans that don't like this ice.
So here's the latest, with a preview of what's coming to Scarsdale 10583, to date,
Oh no, more snow! That's on top of the nearly one foot of snow, with an ice coating. This is the latest about this week's possible NEXT storm, PAX ?"!!
All we need is another 4-8 inches by Thursday, falling on the snow we have now that won't melt in these temps! Tonight will be 17 degrees...we'll see! Get your salt, milk and TP now before the crowds and empty shelves.
This is Scarsdale's 10583 forecast, so far...with a total of 5 - 8 icy inches over snow:
||Snow likely. Low around 20F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
||Periods of snow during the morning will transition to a wintry mix in the afternoon. High near 35F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 90%. Snow and ice accumulating 3 to 5 inches.
||A wintry mix in the evening will transition to mainly light snow late. Low 28F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 70%. 1 to 3 inches of snow and ice expected.
Check your local weather with us...
...so our van and truck get out to all our frozen pipe water damage clients. Here they are after our January snowstorm at a water damaged site in White Plains, NY.
Since our commercial vehicles cannot take any NY parkways, the snowy back roads can be a challenge for 2nd Responders in weather like this. Our crews are great...good driving!
Anyway, for my Rainmaker friends in and near us in the NY Tri-State area, we can only hope that PAX doesn't shut our area down AGAIN. The K-12 kids will be in school until JULY!
Here are some safety tips in this weather, as we brace for more
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