Residents in Hartford and Tolland counties woke up to a big blanket of snow to dig out of with some residents reporting up to a foot.
The heavy wet snow proved to be too much for some snowblowers in Ellington Friday morning.
"I was getting excited," said Joyce Welch, who was clearing her snowblower off with a shingle and mop handle. "I bought my potting soil and everything like that."
Hartford Hospital offered the following tips when dealing with snowblower jams to help residents avoid serious injuries:
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