Unseasonably Warm Weather Causing Economic Blow for Snow Business 

For businesses dependent on snow, Monday’s warm weather isn’t welcome.The lack of snow has been an economic blow.When Hermon Mountain opened last month, Mother Nature brought an early holiday gift of a snowfall.But that holiday magic has since disappeared.The mountain is making its own snow.It’s one solution to a problem that’s affecting all businesses who count on Mother Nature’s colder, snowier side.”We’re just, it’s survival mode, we make snow I guess we challenge mother nature and mother nature is just challenging back. This year saying don’t ever forget who’s in charge,” says owner Bill Whitcomb.Hermon Mountain is home to nine top to bottom trails.But right now, only two are open.