NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York area is already feeling the effects of Hurricane Dorian.
A dangerous rip current threat has shut down city beaches.READ MORE: Gennean Scott Named Broadway League's First Director Of Equity, Diversity And Inclusion
The New York City Parks Department has announced that all city beaches will be closed Friday and Saturday.READ MORE: Zeita Merchant Becomes First Woman In Charge Of Coast Guard Sector New York
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New Jersey’s Gov. Murphy also spoke about the hurricane Thursday, saying residents in the Garden State should also stay off the beaches as the storms moves up the east coast.