Toledo just short of snowfall record

2/18/2014
BLADE STAFF
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A semi truck is embedded in the snow facing the wrong way on southbound I-75 north of State Rt. 582 today.

The Blade/Andy Morrison

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, 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.