Winter storm warnings were in effect in Boston and Philadelphia as well as New York City today, where city public schools were closed and gusty winds blew snow sideways down the streets of Manhattan.
The National Weather Service radar image provided by NOAA shows a storm system moving across the USA late Wednesday.
By the evening commute, however, it's likely that the storm will be winding down, if not completely over, from the city to points west and north of town.
Some areas of the Northeast have been enjoying a mostly snow-free winter, but that's about to change.
Chains will be added to the tires of buses, but there will be a 20% reduction of local, limited, and SBS service for Thursday's morning rush hour.
The flight aware website said there were almost 3,000 flight cancellations within, into or out of the United States, more than half at New York's three area airports and Boston Logan International. Check the latest Futurecast to see when the snow will start in your area.
The National Weather Service estimated that 8 to 12 inches of snow in NY and 12 to 15 inches of snow in Boston are possible.
The blizzard warning is officially in effect beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday and goes through 8 p.m.
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If you have a flight in the next few days from Hancock heading to one of those sites - there's a good chance it's going to be impacted by the storm.
The most current NWS alert forecasts snow accumulations in New York City between 10 and 14 inches.
Residents are asked to remove any vehicles from the roadway to assist the Department of Public Works in removing the snow.
Schools are canceled across several states.
Flights to the following destinations, across all the affected airlines, have been cancelled: Washington, D.C.; Boston; New York; Baltimore; Philadelphia; Providence, R.I.; and Hartford, Conn.
The Bronx borough was expected to get the brunt of the snowstorm, but the entire city was being covered by snow. The city's 311 service will be open to answer residents' question, though the mayor said those in emergency situations should, of course, call 911.
By mid-morning, 9 inches of snow had already been recorded at LaGuardia and Newark airports.
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