Hurricane Irene Shutters New York Apple Stores

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Hurricane Irene is shutting down Apple stores in New York, in contrast to the 24/7, 365-day a year store hours listed on the site Apple has issued a warning that the stores will be closed.  The Fifth Avenue, Upper West Side, West 14th, Soho stores are all bracing for the storm and will be open again on Monday.

The official message: “Due to weather conditions, we will be closed beginning Saturday, August 27. We look forward to reopening Monday.”

The desperate may want to consider a trek to the Garden State, as of this the writing the Parmus, New Jersey store is still scheduled to be open over the weekend.

We’ll keep you posted.

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