Massachusetts has seen a fair share of snow and ice lately (it only took until February to really see typical winter weather in the Baystate) and more winter weather is expected to arrive later this weekend. According to AccuWeather, parts of Western Massachusetts could see anywhere from 10-15 inches of snow this upcoming weekend. Needless to say, winter is far from over and you'll want to keep your snowblowers, shovels, snowmelt, and snowbrushes on the ready. As a matter of fact, early spring is supposed to feel and look more like winter in Western Massachusetts which you can read about by going here. If this all comes to fruition, plow drivers will be quite busy this weekend.

Did You Know That Massachusetts Snow Plow Drivers Make Some Pretty Decent Money? 

Speaking of plowing snow, I'm thinking I should take up plowing as a side gig as it's reported that Massachusetts plow drivers make some decent cash. According to ZipRecruiter, a snow plow driver in Massachusetts makes an average of $58,000 per year. That is a pretty good chunk of change if you ask me. That's not to say that they don't deserve it. They're out there busting their humps and driving in dangerous weather conditions to make sure our roads are clear and safe for motorists.

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Do You Agree With ZipRecruiter's Figure or is it Off? 

What are your thoughts? Do you agree with ZipRecruiter's number or is the average too high or too low? We would love to hear some feedback from folks that actually are out there plowing Massachusetts roads. Here's to another snowy weekend in Western Massachusetts and stay safe.

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Stacker ranked the most expensive climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by the total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation, based on 2021 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The list starts with Hurricane Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damages in 2020, and ends with a devastating 2005 hurricane that caused $170 billion in damage and killed at least 1,833 people. Keep reading to discover the 50 of the most expensive climate disasters in recent decades in the U.S.

LOOK: The most extreme temperatures in the history of every state

Stacker consulted 2021 data from the NOAA's State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) to illustrate the hottest and coldest temperatures ever recorded in each state. Each slide also reveals the all-time highest 24-hour precipitation record and all-time highest 24-hour snowfall.

Keep reading to find out individual state records in alphabetical order.

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