Why the difference in performance from storm to storm?

One of the biggest factors that determine performance is the type of storm and range of temperatures. There are reportedly more than 60,000 combinations of winter storms that can hit Wisconsin during the winter and each poses unique problems to snowplow operators. Storms with low temperatures can be difficult because deicing agents become less effective at the lower temperatures. Storms with high winds also are a challenge because the snow quickly blows back onto the roadway after the plows pass.

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1. Who is responsible for my road?
2. How do I report a pothole/road issue?
3. How do I report damage to my mailbox?
4. How do I report a dead deer?
5. Why do we salt the roadways in the winter?
6. What are the limitations of road salt?
7. Why doesn’t the County use more sand?
8. Am I allowed to pass a snowplow?
9. Who determines when the snowplows are called out?
10. Why is it that I never seem to see a snowplow during a winter storm?
11. Why the difference in performance from storm to storm?
12. Why are you spraying water on the roadway on a perfectly clear day?