Blizzard Conditions Possible As Massive Winter Storm Hits Northeast

As the "bomb cyclone" intensifies, visibility has dropped to nearly zero in some sections of the snow band. Officials in New England are urging people to remain off the roads if they can.
Pedestrians cross the street in Harlem during a snow storm on Thursday in New York City. As a major winter storm moves up the Northeast corridor, New York City is under a winter storm warning. Source: Dia Dipasupil

A massive winter storm continues to travel up the East Coast, with heavy snow falling from New Jersey to Maine as road crews in Georgia are still cleaning up patches of ice.

The "bomb cyclone" that's bludgeoning New England is a powerful storm, bringing bitter cold

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