Forecasts show the chance for up to 14 inches of snow today in some areas of the city.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Bronx until 6:00 p.m.
Meteorologists say the heaviest snowfall will come down between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., falling at the rate of 1 to 3 inches per hour. Six inches of snow could accumulate by noon.
Wind gusts could also reach 30 mph.
All New York City public schools are closed today as a result of the storm.