Coast Guard Cutter Breaks Ice on Connecticut River as Frigid Conditions Grip Tri-State Area

A United States Coast Guard ship broke through the ice on the Connecticut River as a nor’easter storm gripped the region on February 1.

This footage was captured by Boatswain’s Mate Chief Petty Officer Chris Connolly aboard the United States Coast Guard Cutter Bollard.

Up to 19 inches of snow was reported in Connecticut by February 2, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: US Coast Guard via Storyful