By Michelle Durham

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today’s snowfall across the Delaware Valley is much different from other snowstorms earlier this season.

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George (at left in photo), who was busy shoveling snow near Independence Mall in center city Philadelphia, said this snow is much, much heavier than the previous ones.

“It has a lot of wetness to it — a whole lot of rain, so it’s more wet than the other snow,” he noted.

Charles (at right in photo) agreed.

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“I think it’s heavier and a little messier this time. But we get it done!” he added.

Both say the weight of this snow could pose a danger to those not used to the exertion of shoveling.  George’s advice: “Hire a professional to clear away the snow for you.  Safety is always first.”

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