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Flashback: 1821 Storm Surge Drowned Lower Manhattan: 'Reaching the City on Sept. 3, 1821, the storm was one of the only hurricanes believed to have passed directly over parts of modern New York City. The tide rose 13 feet in one hour and inundated wharves, causing East River to converge into Hudson River across lower Manhattan as far north as Canal Street'
By: Marc Morano - Climate DepotOctober 31, 2012 7:02 AM
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