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Will New York Be Lulled by Moderate Hurricane Surge? By ANDREW C. REVKIN Rising water lapped over the seawall at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. See the Slide Show . 11:50 a.m. | Updated This was the view at the south tip of Manhattan this morning, as Irene, now a tropical storm , headed north mainly as a Floyd-like rainmaker on its way toward Canada. (Having covered Tropical Storm Floyd in 1999, I noted similarities in a post on Tuesday.) There’s a lot more minute-to-minute input on the City Room blog on regional impacts. In the Hudson Valley the winds are picking up but the power’s still on. There’s been some flooding of low spots, as is seen in this photo of a biker in Battery Park, from the City Room’s live blog of the storm’s impacts : Mario Tama/Getty Images A cyclist in Battery Park. But the storm surge has remained on the modest side, as forecast by researchers at...

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