Tag: weather

Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Snow for 2017

The 2017 Farmers’ Almanac is warning those in New England to get their snowblowers ready, winter is back! For SAM members that also means get your snowmobiles prepped for a long season of riding. Farmers’ Almanac editor Peter Geiger, Philom ...Read more

Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Storm Alert: Assistance Request in Eastern Mass

NSTAR is looking for SAM’s assistance in Eastern Massachusetts in anticipation of the upcoming weekend storm (blizzard forecast). NSTAR needs several snowmobiles and operators (two-ups and work sleds preferred) as well as tracked groomer vehicles to access and break trails ...Read more

Published on Friday, February 13, 2015 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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WBZ-TV Meteorologist Predict Harsh Winter (video)

Veteran meteorologist Barry Burbank of WBZ-TV hosted the “Eye On Weather: 2015 Winter Forecast” on CBS Boston in which he predicts above average snowfall and cold temperatures this winter. “The signals are flashing a rather harsh winter.” If you enjoy reading ...Read more

Published on Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Environment, News & Updates
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Thanksgiving Snow 2015

“The New-England Boy’s Song about Thanksgiving Day”, also known as “Over the River and Through the Wood”, is a Thanksgiving poem by Lydia Maria Child according to Wikipedia. They go on to say “Although the modern Thanksgiving holiday is not ...Read more

Published on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in News & Updates, Snowmobile Travel
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Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Copious Amounts of Snow

Snowmobile fans have something to celebrate as the heat of August fades away. The Farmers’ Almanac just predicted another snowy winter, proclaiming “More Shivery And Shovelry!” in their 2014 forecast. “Over the eastern third of the country, we are expecting ...Read more

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in In The News, News & Updates
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Lighting a campfire in snow is a critical skill for snowmobilers (Brad Stafford)

The statement “Be prepared” is something we have all heard and is recognized by most as the Boy Scout motto. By definition the motto means to be prepared both in mind and in body. To be ready for all foreseen ...Read more

Published on Monday, February 3, 2014 in News & Updates, Safety
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Farmers' Almanac Predicts Cold, Snowy Winter

The heat waves of July are behind us, it’s time to talk snow. Winter forecasts this far in advance can raise eyebrows but that has never stopped the Farmers’ Almanac. Farmers’ Almanac predict a cold, snowy winter for 2014, proclaiming “The ...Read more

Published on Friday, August 30, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Winter Weather Predictions for 2013

TV stations are starting to make predictions for the upcoming winter, all of which sound promising for snowmobiling in 2013. WBZ reports: Predicting the weather for an entire season is very much different from predicting it over the next 7 ...Read more

Published on Sunday, November 25, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates

Ski-Doo 2012 Snowmobile Video

The early snowfall has most of us thinking about riding already. While that reality may not be upon us yet, this video will only make you hungrier. ...Read more

Published on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Snow Forecast for 2011-2012

Thinking about buying a new sled? AccuWeather.com’s Henry Margusity has posted his prediction for the upcoming winter. It looks as good if not better than last year. “The basis of the forecast is on the prediction that a weak La ...Read more

Published on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in In The News, News & Updates
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Save The Trails! Don't Ride In Warm Weather

Weather Alert! Groomer operators ask riders to please stay off the trails on warm days, like those expected this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Staying off the trails will give groomer operators a chance to address trail conditions with the return ...Read more

Published on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Where Can I Find Snow?

Sure, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is the go-to site for the latest weather forecasts, but did you know they have even more data for snowmobilers? Their snow depth map is an invaluable tool when planning a ride, ...Read more

Published on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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