Updated June 19, 2018 10:37:52 New York City’s snowfall forecast has been revised up from three inches to four inches on Monday, with more snow forecast to follow.
The city will see a peak of 10.6 inches of snow in some areas on Monday.
There is a one in three chance of rain on Monday morning, with showers and thunderstorms possible throughout the day.
The storm will bring down trees, power outages, freezing rain and snow.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said the storm will be “extremely dangerous” on Monday due to the extreme weather conditions.
The MTA warned of delays and closures to buses, subway and commuter rail service.
More than 1,000 flights have been cancelled across the US, and many are expected to return to normal flights.
The state’s major airports, including New York, Newark and LaGuardia, will be closed for several hours on Monday afternoon, with flights being diverted to other airports.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said it was “not going to be good” if the storm did not reach the Garden State.
“The storm will affect us at our core as we continue to rebuild our state,” he said.
New Yorkers are being urged to leave early and check local weather and snow forecasts on their mobile phones.
More to come.