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Published: 3/19/2012

Toledo area breaks weather records

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Amanda Houston and her son Joshua Brooks, 4, from Toledo, play on the slide in Walbridge Park on March 19, 2012. Amanda Houston and her son Joshua Brooks, 4, from Toledo, play on the slide in Walbridge Park on March 19, 2012.
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The temperature at Toledo Express Airport hit 81 degrees Monday afternoon, breaking a 91-year-old record.

According to the National Weather Service, the new all time record high occurred at 4:22 p.m. The previous high for this date was 78 degrees set in 1921.

The Toledo area also broke a record Monday for consecutive 60-degree or higher days in March. The old record was eight such days, set in 1945.



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