A blizzard warning is in effect across the Northeast as a winter storm bears down on the region.

Details:

  • A blizzard warning is in effect for a 250-mile stretch of the Northeast.
  • Governors in seven states have declared states of emergencies. A travel ban has been implemented in some areas.
  • The blizzard could drop 2-4 inches of snow per hour in some areas.
  • The entire MTA subway system, as well as bridges and tunnels, shut down for the first time due to a winter storm.
  • More than 7,000 flights have already been canceled.

Watch a weather report from Janice Dean below:

View photos of the snow below:

Crystal, a golden retriever, dashes through the snow as she gets away from Danielle Reid, who was walking dogs with her mom, at Revere Beach in Revere, Mass., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Rick Caso, center, watches as his son Andrew sleds down a hill, with One World Trade Center obscured in the background, at Liberty State Park, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
A grocery store worker lines up a row of grocery carts in the snowy store parking lot on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 in Cranberry, Butler County, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
A man strolls on a walking path at Liberty State Park, with the Statue of Liberty in the distance, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
A pedestrian passes through Johnstown Central Park, in Johnstown, Pa., Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/The Tribune-Democrat, Todd Berkey)