Nemo snowstorm strikes north east of the USA.
Emergency in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
For the "Nemo" U.S. media say may come in the top ten most powerful snowstorms in the history of New York.
Several states have issued emergency: New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Governor of Maine signed a declaration of emergency.
Warnings are in the Northeast and New England as the storm is expected to receive full force tonight.
Driving conditions are now impossible in New England, and is expected to get worse.
Governor of Massachusetts and Connecticut have banned driving. Governor of Rhode Island has banned all traffic on highways.
U.S. airlines canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for today. Impaired the activity of a number of major airports, including ports in the regions of New York, Chicago and Boston.
According to forecasts, snow bombarding New York on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Residents of America's biggest cities are ready for the fact that they will have to spend a few days at home.
Many people have stockpiled food, drinking water, flashlights, candles and batteries.
Boston mayor announced that the city will close all schools.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged residents as possible to stay at home.
Forecasters warned of up to 100 inches of snow.
The last time a similar snowfall was 35 years ago - in February 1978.
In November last year the U.S. East Coast Hurricane Vilnia "Sandy", which killed more than 130 people, including 43 - in New York.
Thousands of people in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut homeless. Damage from the storm was more than $ 60 billion.