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Dorian NOAA imagery pairs: Location 9

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Large waves and storm surge during Hurricane Dorian overtopped the low dunes along NC Highway 12 in Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, transporting sand inland across the road.  Bulldozers can be seen in the post-storm photograph clearing the road of sand. The probability of dune erosion for this location was only 55%, while the probability of  overwash was only 2%. 


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