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Though the store remained mostly stocked, area residents were picking up supplies, like snow shovels, for the upcoming storm from The Andersons' Maumee location.

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Aaron Steele, of Perrysburg, center, waited at the meat counter with about half a dozen other shoppers at The Andersons' Maumee location.

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The bakery at The Andersons' Maumee location was unusually empty in the late afternoon. Residents stocked up for the upcoming winter storm.

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Kim Flowers, of Maumee, center, holds her new snow shovel during checkout. Flowers, who was picking up additional food for a friend whose husband had just come home from the hospital, said she had been to Meijer earlier in the day and left because of the number of shoppers.

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Cashier Anna Clark, center, checks out a customer who stocked up on pop at The Andersons' Maumee location.

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Scott Slane, of Fremont, center, sampled a piece of orange while shopping with his wife and sons at The Andersons.

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Scott and Melinda Baker, of Enon, Ohio, keep warm with blankets while watching hockey during the 5th annual Winter Chill Outdoor Hockey Festival at the Ottawa Park Ice Rink in Toledo.

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Amtrak passengers arrive late into the Toledo station.

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Melanie Pauli, of Brighton, Mich., keeps her son, Jack, covered with a blanket while watching hockey during the 5th annual Winter Chill Outdoor Hockey Festival.

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Jackson, Mich. resident Scott Smith, sitting, waited for his son Austin Smith, 22, to arrive to the Toledo Amtrak station from the East Coast. Scott was originally supposed to arrive by air, but the weather changed his plans.

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Amtrak passengers Chuck and LaDenna Johnston, and their daughter, McKinly, 5, wait for a late train coming into Toledo from the East Coast. She is departing from Bulletin to go home to Wichita.

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City crews work to remove snow in downtown Toledo near the corner of Superior and Jackson streets, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.

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City crews remove snow in downtown Toledo.

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Toledo city crews remove snow from Summit St. in downtown Toledo.

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Alyssa Hetrick, left, and her sister Krista, right, both of Perrysburg, fly down the back side of Fort Meigs during some early afternoon sledding in Perrysburg.

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