Winter storm Juno could rank among New York City's biggest snowstorms, with forecasts predicting 18-24 inches of snow.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged city residents not to underestimate the storm.
“My message to all New Yorkers is, prepare for something worse than we have seen before,” said de Blasio.
New York City last saw this kind of snowfall in January 2011, when the city was blanketed with 19 inches. The largest storm on record dropped 26.9 inches of snow in just 16 hours in February 2006.
Take a look at other historic snowfalls that hit the city below:
01/27/2015 10:08 AM EST
The Latest Snow Totals From Around The Northeast
01/27/2015 9:13 AM EST
NYC Subway Running...But Empty
01/27/2015 8:17 AM EST
Subway Service To Begin At 9am
NEW: NYC subway service to start at 9 a.m. ET— ABC News (@ABC) January 27, 2015
01/27/2015 7:34 AM EST
NYC Travel Ban Lifted
The travel ban in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester, Nassau counties & NYC is lifted effective at 7:30 a.m today— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) January 27, 2015
01/27/2015 7:28 AM EST
Snowstorm Fails To Live Up To Hype In NYC
01/27/2015 5:45 AM EST
First Storm Fatality Reported
A 17-year-old boy died in a snow-tubing accident on Long Island Monday night, Newsday reported. It was the first reported death of the blizzard that struck the northeast this week.
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01/27/2015 5:10 AM EST
Lots Of Snow In Connecticut, Though
Snowfall rates up to 4in per hour with this heavy band across Eastern Suffolk! 14" at Islip, 12in at Brookhaven Lab. pic.twitter.com/iXG5mFusO3— TWC Breaking (@TWCBreaking) January 27, 2015