Archive for July 16, 2015
Snow. You either love it or hate it, but depending on where you live, it is often impossible to avoid. In some places it is harder to avoid than others. Three cities, Salt Lake City, Utah, Anchorage, Alaska, and Denver, Colorado, have accumulated eight feet or more snow in their record setting years.
While not all parts of the country see these extremes, many parts of the U.S. are seeing snowfalls for the first time in their otherwise warmer climate areas. In 2014, several winter days in Shreveport, Louisiana, were colder than Anchorage, Alaska.
In 2014 $2.3 billion insured losses were incurred because of winter storms. Combine this extreme weather with the aging of our population and you begin to see the importance of quick and quality snow removal. Population studies predict that the number of