NYC shuts parts of lower Manhattan, other areas due to hurricane

The NYSE closed voluntarily for the first time since 9/11

By , Computerworld |  Disaster Recovery, hurricane, NYSE

The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning for New York City and southern New York state, predicting average speeds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 80 mph. Higher gusts of up to 85 mph are possible along south facing shorelines.

"Dangerous conditions will occur today and tonight. Everyone should be moving to a place of safety," the National Weather Service stated.

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