A massive winter storm is currently slamming the Northeast with nearly 80 million people under weather alerts. The storm is bringing dangerous conditions, including snow, high winds, power outages, and flooding along the coast.
Officials are urging residents to stay indoors and states of emergency are in effect. The storm forced the cancelation of in-person classes, disrupted travel and forced the cancelation ofvaccination appointments across the East Coast.
New York City could see up to 20 inches of snowfall by Tuesday. Nearly 6 inches fell overnight and the city could see more than three inches per hour this afternoon, the National Weather Service said.