Heavy snow blanketed New York City on Monday, February 1, with National Weather Service forecasters expecting the wintry conditions to continue throughout the day.
The weather service for New York City said the storm could dump 16 to 24 inches of snow across the region, with “near blizzard conditions” in some areas.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio restricted “all non-emergency travel” after 6 am on Monday in anticipation of heavy snow and strong winds.
This footage was filmed in Long Island City in Queens, New York, on Monday morning. More than six inches of snow was reported in parts of Queens County by Monday morning, according to snow reports. Credit: Storyful via Storyful