Meteorologists are predicting a massive blizzard will hit the Northeast bringing high winds and up to two feet of snow. The storm will likely hit the New York City area Thursday night and continue into Connecticut and Massachusetts through Friday.

According to ABC News: “Forecasts called for as much as 9 inches of snow across central Michigan, a foot and a half in the Hudson Valley region of New York, and 2 feet or more across coastal New England. Possible hurricane-force winds off Massachusetts and Rhode Island also made flooding a threat.”

Before this storm hits, make sure that you have the right gear and have taken the proper safety precautions. Here’s our guide for winter-weather survival.

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