Blizzard of 2015: Images of ‘historic’ storm bearing down on U.S. Northeast

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WATCH ABOVE: CBS reporter Christina Hager reports Sandwich, MA, which is dealing with powerful winds and a heavy amount of snowfall over the past 24 hours.

The message from U.S. government officials across the Northeast to residents Monday has been loud and clear: go home and stay there.

A blizzard of possibly historic proportions began to bear down on the east coast as residents were told of the danger posed by the storm.

WATCH: Snow begins to accumulate in NYC

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“It is no joke to have people stranded on a highway. We’ve gone through that before,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters. “It is frightening how quickly a simple trip to the supermarket can wind up being very dangerous.”

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Snow was blowing with growing strength in New York City Monday evening and flurries had already begun in Boston. More than 6,500 flights heading in or out of the Northeast were cancelled and could be grounded until Wednesday.

WATCH: Storm could be a matter of life or death: NY Governor

“This will most likely be one of the largest blizzards in the history of New York City,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio warned. “People have to make smart decisions from this point on.”

According to the National Weather Service, parts of New York are expected to be hit with 45 to 60 centimetres of snow. The Philadelphia-to-Boston area of more than 35 million is expecting  between 30 to 90 centimetres of snow.

Global News has collected some images and video of the blizzard, and will be updating as the storm rages on.

IN PHOTOS: Blizzard begins to hit New York City and Boston

A pedestrian passes through Johnstown Central Park, in Johnstown, Pa., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

AP Photo/The Tribune-Democrat/ Todd Berkey

Water floods a street on the coast in Scituate, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

AP Photo/Michael Dwyer

Pedestrians battle wind-driven snow as they make their way to their jobs at a pharmaceutical lab, as seen through a window, Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015, in downtown Portland, Maine.

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty

A man uses a snow blower to dig himself out of the snow on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in New Bedford, Mass.

AP Photo/Standard Times/Peter Pereira

A group of teens from Texas play snow-ball-fighting on a deserted street in New York’s Times Square during a snow storm on January 26, 2015.

Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

People cross a street covered in snow in New York’s Times Square during a snow storm on January 26, 2015.

(JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

A vendor steers his cart through a street in New York’s Times Square during a snow storm on January 26, 2015.

(JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

A plow is driven through Times Square on January 26, 2015 in New York City. New York, and much of the Northeast, is bracing for a major winter storm which is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 10 to 30 inches of snow to the area.

(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

A worker shovels snow in Times Square on January 26, 2015 in New York City.

(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Overhead signs on the Long Island Expressway warn motorists of storm conditions on January 26, 2015 in the Queens borough of New York City.

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Pedestrians walk along a Manhattan street in heavy snow on January 26, 2015 in New York City.

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

People walk through Copley Square as a massive winter storm approaches the region January 26, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

A man who has been waiting over two hours for a city bus covers his face during heavy snow in the financial district of Manhattan on January 26, 2015 in New York City.

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Francisco Mathurine, of the Times Square Alliance, clears snow from the steps in Father Duffy Square in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

VIDEO GALLERY: 

IN PHOTOS: Thousands of travellers stranded as major blizzard hits U.S. Northeast

Arthur Hursan (L) and Eduardo Durante sit together after their flight to New York was cancelled at Miami International Airport on January 26, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Northeast coast airports are canceling thousands of flights as a major winter storm hits the North East U.S.

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Kiosks stand empty at the Southwest Airlines counter at LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning, Jan. 26, 2015, in New York.

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A woman sleeps on top of her luggage at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The flight board at Logan International Airport shows cancellations ahead of a massive winter storm January 26, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

People wait for their train platform to be announced at Penn Station while a major snowstorm begins on January 26, 2015 in New York City.

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Travelers stand in line in Terminal C at Logan International Airport attempting to get out ahead of the massive storm due to hit the northeast this evening and going into Wednesday January 26, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Across social media people brave enough to venture outdoors flooded 广州蒲友 and Instagram with pics using the hashtag #Blizzardof2015.

*With files from the Associated Press

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