Toledo's snowfall ties 73.1-inch record

2/25/2014
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A fresh layer of snow covers the grass as students walk across campus near the Student Union at the University of Toledo today.

The Blade/Andy Morrison

A fresh layer of snow covers the grass as students walk across campus near the Student Union at the University of Toledo today.
A fresh layer of snow covers the grass as students walk across campus near the Student Union at the University of Toledo today.

The 2013-14 winter season snowfall is neck and neck with the all-time record for Toledo.

Toledo's four tenths of an inch of the snowfall overnight ties the 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 73.1 inches of snow was taken at 7 a.m. today at Toledo Express Airport. 

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 inches early today.