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Snow Fighting Strategy
Factors
These are the critical factors used to determine the town's snow fighting strategy:

Timing
  •     What time of day does the storm start?
  •     What is the projected duration?
  •     When does the storm end?

Temperature
  • What is the current temperature?
  • What was the temperature during the past 12 to 48 hours?
  • Is the current temperature going up, down, or holding steady?
  • What is the projected temperature for the projected duration of the storm?
  • What is the projected temperature for the period 24 hours following the storm?

Intensity
  • How heavily is it snowing?
  • How many inches per hour or hours per inch?

Moisture Content

  • Is it light dry fluffy snow, or a heavy wet snow?