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Toledo receives near-record ranges of snow throughout storm


TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – It was a historic snowfall for Toledo overnight, with 12.4 inches falling, according to the National Weather Service. This makes it the fifth largest snow storm of all time.

The total amount of snow plus the existing snow on the ground increases the total snow depth to 17 inches, the third highest measured snow depth.

** Breaking ** The National Meteorological Service says Toledo has fallen 12.4 inches of snow. This is the fifth largest snowstorm in history, but since 1978 there has been more snow on the ground than ever before. 17 inches of snow cover the grass, the third highest amount recorded.

– Ross Ellet (@RossElletWX) February 16, 2021

High pressure and clearing with calm winds will usher in some more records tonight, with temperatures dropping to -8 degrees in Toledo.

Brrrr …. please protect those pets and pipes tonight! The coldest air in 2 years is likely overnight with near record lows. Actual temperatures could approach -10 in some places.

– Ross Ellet (@RossElletWX) February 16, 2021

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