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NYC hit with heaviest hour of rainfall ever

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NEW YORK — A record downpour fell on Central Park Saturday night as Tropical Storm Henri neared the Northeast, according to the National Weather Service. The park was hit with 4.45 inches of rain, breaking the 1888 record of 4.19 inches for that day. During the hour from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m., the park was inundated with 1.94 inch of rain, making it “the wettest hour on record for New York City,” the National Weather Service tweeted. “More rain fell in that one hour than any other since record keeping began,” according to the NWS. The storm forced organizers to cancel a massive Central Park conce…

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