Roof of Queens gas station knocked down due to high wids

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens — Strong winds knocked down the canopy of a gas station in Queens this morning as gusts of up to 60 mph cause problems across the tri-state area.

 

Gas pumps and valves at the Gulf station at the Horace Harding Expressway and Fresh Meadow Lane have been shut down, and the Department of Buildings is on the scene.

A high wind warning is in effect until 6 p.m. for the metro area, with northwest winds ranging from 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service.  

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