It is important to note that the next high tide will hit at 8 PM tonight and Hurricane Sandy is still over 200 miles offshore. The storm is also supposed to hit this area during a full moon.
And here are some more taken at noon today by Marlene Donnelly of Friends And Residents Of Greater Gowanus.
She said she ran into a policeman from the 76th Precinct who said that the water is expected to cross
Bond Street later tonight.
At First Street at the edge of the Gowanus (where Lightstone Group want to build 700 units of housing
At Sackett Street and Gowanus at around noon today
My friend Lisanne over at Found In Brooklyn just posted some more photos of the Gowanus that she took this afternoon. Pretty scary stuff!
Scenes from Gowanus Canal area at low tide today.