Hurricane Irene Expected to Hit NYC as Category 1 Storm with 90mph Winds on Sunday

by , 08/27/11
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As the threat of Hurricane Irene looms over the East Coast, we’re worried about NYC withstanding the storm. New York’s skyscrapers are built to withstand hurricane strength winds, but we’re expecting some serious flooding throughout the city that will likely cause big problems for New Yorkers in the aftermath. Read more about what officials think will happen and the precautions the city is taking to minimize damage.


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