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Heavy fog engulfs 1 World Trade Center

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Much of the tristate region was under a dense fog advisory on Thursday.

Visibility was greatly reduced in New York City and particularly in lower Manhattan.

FOX 5 morning program Good Day NY aired video of a fog-engulfed 1 World Trade Center.

Only the top of the building and its 408-foot needle could be seen.

Last month, a committee in Chicago of world building heights experts announced that the 1,776-foot building was in fact the tallest skyscraper in North America.

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