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Hurricane Matthew's damage illustrated in before-and-after photos

First look: Inside Hilton Head Island’s Palmetto Hall Plantation post-Matthew

Fallen trees leaned against homes and deep pools of water covered roadways Oct. 13, 2016, in Palmetto Hall Plantation on Hilton Head Island.
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Fallen trees leaned against homes and deep pools of water covered roadways Oct. 13, 2016, in Palmetto Hall Plantation on Hilton Head Island.

Hurricane Matthew largely spared Beaufort County from widespread devastation, but the Category 2 storm still downed trees, knocked out utility service and damaged property. These before-and-after photos demonstrate the effect of Matthew's wind, heavy rain and storm surge.

The Arsenal in downtown Beaufort

Intersection of Bay Street and Ribaut Road, near downtown Beaufort

Beaufort County Airport, on Lady's Island

Bluffton Parkway roundabout

Melrose Golf Club, Daufuskie Island

Entrance to Pinewood subdivision, Bluffton

Intersection of Dillon Road and U.S. 278, Hilton Head Island

Sea Island Parkway, near intersection of Folly Road, St. Helena Island

Fort Pulaski, on the Savannah River, near Tybee Island

Entrance to Fripp Island Resort

Fripp Island's Ocean Point

Harbor Island beach front, on St. Helena Sound

18th hole, Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island

A home on Crooked Pond Drive, Hilton Head Plantation

Headlands Drive, Hilton Head Plantation

'Little Blue' cabin, Hunting Island State Park

Service station on May River Road, Bluffton

Palmetto Dunes Robert Trent Jones Golf Club and surrounding area, Hilton Head Island

Beaufort County checkpoint for reentry to Hilton Head Island, at the entrance to Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge on U.S. 278

Intersection of Ribaut Road and Duke Street, near downtown Beaufort

Sea Pines Plantation Club, Hilton Head Island

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