New York: A major winter storm hit New York city and surrounding areas starting at 10 am in the morning on Saturday with an accumulation of 6-8 inches, reported in Long Island and New Jersey.

The National Weather Service expanded a winter storm warning to include Brooklyn and Queens and extended the warning further west in New Jersey as heavier snow was now expected as far back as the New Jersey Turnpike. Long Island and part of Connecticut are also under a warning.

According to weather channel reports the temperatures will still remain in  20 degrees Fahrenheit (-6 to -2 degrees Celsius) till Tuesday.  Here is the latest Snow fall accumulations  from the weather channel.