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Fog envelops the Brooklyn Bridge

It's 58 degrees in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Why are you indoors?

January 12, 2018 By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Icon in the mist: The Brooklyn Bridge is wrapped in fog. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Icons in the mist.

Here’s the Brooklyn Bridge, shrouded in fog that keeps rolling up the East River.

Over there, a runner clad in shorts is striding past the Manhattan Bridge.

There’s no need for him to fear frostbite. The temperature in Brooklyn has been a freakishly balmy 58 degrees since 9 a.m.

A bit further down the shoreline, massive chunks of ice are bobbing in the water.

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Where can you find a front-row seat to all this weather drama? In Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Photographers are wandering up and down the popular park, snapping scenic shots. Perhaps it’s time to play hooky and join them.

A word of advice: Wear a hat, or the insane humidity will make your hair very frizzy.

Just a few days ago, the “bomb cyclone,” AKA Winter Storm Grayson, dumped snow all over the place. Temps plunged into the single digits.

Now we’re in the grip of soggy spring-like weather.

Our fog’s so thick, it would make San Francisco proud.

 

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