Travel ban announced for New York City

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People walk across snow covered 42nd street January 23, 2016 in New York A deadly blizzard with bone-chilling winds and potentially record-breaking snowfall slammed the eastern US on Saturday, as officials urged millions in the storm's path to seek shelter -- warning the worst is yet to come. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a travel ban in New York City as a massive snowstorm hits the region with up to two feet of snow.

Cuomo says all non-emergency vehicles must be off the roads after 2:30 p.m. Eastern time today. And Mayor Bill de Blasio says the police will enforce the ban.

Cuomo says Metro-North, the Long Island Rail Road and above-ground parts of the subway system are shutting down at 4 p.m.