2/4/14 – 5:34 A.M.

The region is bracing for more heavy snow today. A Winter Storm Warning will go into effect from 5 p.m. today until 5 p.m. tomorrow for Hancock, Wood, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties. Putnam, Allen, and Henry Counties will be under a Winter Storm Warning from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. tomorrow.

Between 6-9 inches of snow is expected to fall by tomorrow, at times coming down by as much as an inch per hour. Blowing and drifting snow is expected to cause issues as well.

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2/4/14 – 5:18 A.M.

While this winter will be one we remember for a long time, it hasn’t set any local records yet. The Courier reports 16.3 inches of snow fell in Findlay in January. While that was certainly more than any of us wanted to see, it fell short of the 1978 record of 37.7 inches.

However if things keep going the way they have been February’s records could be in jeopardy. With the unexpected snow over the past weekend, heavy snowfall in the forecast for tonight, and more snow possible this coming weekend, the 1910 record of 20.5 inches could be given a run for its money.

Snow records are kept by the Findlay Water Pollution Control Center.

MORE: The Courier

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The Hancock County engineering department has been in road clearing mode for most of January, but when things eventually warm up it will be time to fill the potholes the rough winter has left behind. County Commissioner Mark Gazarek talked about what, it any impact, the unusually harsh winter might have on the road paving budget while on WFINat10 today…

Audio: Mark Gazarek

Last week the commissioners approved the purchase of new snow removing equipment for the county. While that might seem like a timely move, Gazarek says it was in the works before this winter started to take its toll…

Audio: Mark Gazarek

Gazarek also commended the efforts of the engineering department and the plow drivers for trying to keep roads open during this latest winter storm.

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