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See how today’s gnarly summer storm spread across NYC

That was some rain

Torrential Storms Expected To Bring Up To 3 Inches Of Rain To New York City Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Weather sure is happening today: a severe thunderstorm rolled into New York today, bringing high winds, thunder, and a heckuva lot of Instagram and Twitter posts with it. But this is no mere dusting of rain; the storm is considered severe, and will likely affect the city through the evening. There’s a flash flood warning in place until 8 p.m.

The rain, which started around 4:30 p.m., is bad enough that it’s caused some disruptions to day-to-day life. The High Line tweeted that it’s closing early because of inclement weather, and looking at a video from the elevated park, it’s easy to see why:

The MTA has also alerted passengers to the likelihood that subway stations will be a mess tonight:

And now, for some more scenes around town:

Torrential Storms Expected To Bring Up To 3 Inches Of Rain To New York City Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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Stormy evening in the city. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, New York City

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