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Published: 2/18/2014 - Updated: 2 months ago

Toledo just short of snowfall record

BLADE STAFF

Close, but no cigar!

Toledo is four tenths of an inch short of the snowfall record of 73.1 inches that fell in Toledo in the winter of 1977-1978, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland.

The reading of 72.7 inches of snow was taken at 7 a.m. today at Toledo Express Airport. The record is 73.1 inches, according to the weather service. 

The readings are taken every six hours. The next will be taken at 1 p.m.

The National Weather Service said the Toledo area had gotten 4.1 inches early today.

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Lucas County and several other counties are no longer under a snow emergency level.

Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Ottawa, and Hancock lifted snow emergencies today, following a Monday storm.

The city of Maumee around 4 p.m. declared a snow emergency for the next 24 hours, requiring cars to be removed from streets to allow plows to scrape away snow.



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