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SUNDAY 8:00 am Storm Surge

Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 07:53 AM

Water rising at wall street ferry slip B Sunday morning. (Jody Avirgan/WNYC)

Well, the winds have started and it's raining steadily. A storm surge is rising at The Battery, with water levels 4 feet higher than usual, and high levels at the Wall Street ferry slip.

Brooklyn writer Laura Diamond tweeted about the unusual New York morning: @lediamondbklyn A peculiar dawn unlike any other in NY's recent history. Sounds of traffic replaced by inescapable presence of the storm. #Irene

 

 

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