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Snow, ice, potholes, now flooding

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Many Toledo city streets have been plowed, some have not.  But in most cases, the storm sewers are hidden under several feet of snow.

That will pose a problem when the weather warms, later this week.

Snow mounds are shoulder height and higher along many residential streets and residents fear a quick melt will mean problems along their street.

Scott Morris says, "We're going to have a nice flood because they're putting all the snow right by the drains."

That means streets in the Birmingham neighborhood will go from snow covered to slushy to waterlogged in a matter of days.

The City of Toledo is not formally asking homeowners to clear the snow from storm sewers but if residents are concerning about clogged drains causing flooding, you should use caution and shovel the snow yourself.

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