We processed aerial imagery to show the effects of Hurricane Matthew after it swept through our coast line Oct. 8, 2016. Imagery to the left of the slider is prior to the hurricane. Imagery to the right of the slider was taken after the hurricane on the following day.
Tybee Island, GA
Fort Pulaski National Monument
The storm surge was recorded at almost eight feet, according to NOAA/National Ocean Service data, and the fort set a new record tide level of 12.5 feet above the normal low tide, beating the previous record set by Hurricane David in 1979.