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

Posted By Nicole Abene On August 27, 2011 @ 12:38 pm In New York City | No Comments

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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 [1] 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 [2] about what officials think will happen and the precautions the city is taking to minimize damage.

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[1] New York’s skyscrapers: http://inhabitat.com../nyc/photos-inside-the-hearst-tower-new-york-citys-first-leed-gold-skyscraper/

[2] Read more: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/hurricane-irene-expected-to-hit-nyc-sunday-as-category-1-storm-with-90mph-winds/

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