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New York City is hit with 8-12 inches during snowstorm Niko's peak hours early Thursday morning.

With at least nine inches of snow already blanketing most of New York City, city officials urged New Yorkers to stay inside if possible, as even more is on the way as part of Snowstorm Niko.

“We are currently experiencing the worst of the storm,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at about 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 9. “I want to emphasize to all New Yorkers, stay inside if you can. Don’t go out if you don’t have to.”

The latest forecasts, officials said, anticipate approximately 10 to 14 inches of snow in total.

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for all five boroughs until 6 p.m. with temperatures expected to remain freezing Thursday, dropping to the teens Thursday night and wind chill values as low as single digits throughout.

Motorists are advised to stay off the roads during the storm and to use mass transportation whenever possible if necessary. Furthermore, New Yorkers are also urged to exercise caution and minimize walking outdoors during the worst of the storm.

While parking meters remain in effect, alternate side parking has been suspended through Saturday, February 11 to facilitate snow removal.

“If you need to go out, please don’t use your car because we need to let our Sanitation Department clear the roads,” said the mayor.

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