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Ian leaves minimal damage, but substantial flooding for Eastern Shore

October 5, 2022

Even after the remnants of Hurricane Ian soaked the Delmarva Peninsula and brought high winds, its impact is still being felt with minimal damage and flooding across the region. The area had been under a Coastal Flood Warning for the past few days as the remnants of Ian passed by. Other hazard advisories also had warned of rough surf, storm surges and rip tides. Among the areas more severely hit was Assateague State Park as day use areas remained closed Tuesday due to moderate to major coastal flooding with large dangerous waves and extreme high tides. “We had significant erosion to our dunes, and we have a significant drop-off now with some areas being 4-6 feet in height.

Article Source: Delmarva Now

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