Mayor: Storm could be biggest yet to hit NY

2015-01-26 05:00
A jogger crosses a footbridge to the Esplanade in Boston. (Michael Dwyer, AP)

A jogger crosses a footbridge to the Esplanade in Boston. (Michael Dwyer, AP)

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New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the snowstorm bearing down on the US northeast could be the biggest yet to hit the city.

The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the New York and Boston areas starting Monday night. Forecasters say a massive storm could drop 60 to 90cm of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Connecticut.

Boston is expected to get 45 to 60cm of snow, and Philadelphia could see up to 45cm. 

At a news conference on Sunday, De Blasio held up a list of the city's top 10 snowstorms and said this one could land at the top of a list that goes back to 1872.

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