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More than a year after Hurricane Matthew, debris remain on Hilton Head 0:58

More than a year after Hurricane Matthew, debris remain on Hilton Head

Watch Buoy 8 arrive on Hilton Head Island during Tropical Storm Irma 1:38

Watch Buoy 8 arrive on Hilton Head Island during Tropical Storm Irma

First Matthew, then Tropical Storm Irma: Campgrounds at Hunting Island took a beating 0:41

First Matthew, then Tropical Storm Irma: Campgrounds at Hunting Island took a beating

Watch as a replica of Hilton Head's big red buoy arrives and is tipped into place 1:09

Watch as a replica of Hilton Head's big red buoy arrives and is tipped into place

This Puerto Rican family's home was destroyed by Maria. Now they live on Hilton Head 0:36

This Puerto Rican family's home was destroyed by Maria. Now they live on Hilton Head

Farewell to the Hilton Head buoy 1:10

Farewell to the Hilton Head buoy

Ophelia ties record as 10th consecutive Atlantic hurricane, heads toward Ireland 1:03

Ophelia ties record as 10th consecutive Atlantic hurricane, heads toward Ireland

Tropical Storm Ophelia expected to become hurricane by Thursday, tie record set in 1800s 0:54

Tropical Storm Ophelia expected to become hurricane by Thursday, tie record set in 1800s

The stranded Hilton Head buoy is still on the beach. Here's why. 0:49

The stranded Hilton Head buoy is still on the beach. Here's why.

Work begins on The Sands boardwalk, crippled by Tropical Storm Irma 0:56

Work begins on The Sands boardwalk, crippled by Tropical Storm Irma

Flooding from Irma 'worse than Matthew' at Hunting Island State Park

Hunting Island State Park became even more susceptible to flooding after Hurricane Matthew took out the sand dune system last October. That's why park manager Daniel Gambrell says the water damage from Tropical Storm Irma is actually worse than it was with Matthew. Two days after Irma, the state park still has up to 3 ft. of water on some of its roadways and parking lots. Park officials say it could be closed for the rest of the year. Here's a look at the damage.
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