Isaias slammed into North Carolina late Monday night, bringing coastal and inland flooding.
Isaias reached sustained winds of 85 mph and became a Category 1 hurricane before reaching land around 11:10 p.m. ET near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. It was downgraded to a tropical storm early Tuesday morning, with maximum sustained winds down to 70 mph.
These before-and-after images capture the extent of the damage in Wrightsville Beach, Southport Marina, Driftwood Drive in Ocean Isle and long Beach on Oak Island.
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