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All the telltale signs of a big storm are evident if you take a drive around Maryland's Eastern Shore today: downed trees, huge piles of broken branches in people's yards, saturated corn fields that look more like lakes, and of course, lots and lots of beach erosion.

In Delaware, officials say the sand dune system created by beach replenishment held strong and limited erosion and storm damage, and the same can be said for the protective dunes in Ocean City.

However, much of the downtown Ocean City endured a good bit of flooding during the height of the storm, but not enough to trigger the city's evacuation plan. The rising waters did trap many residents in their homes until the waters subsided.

Public Works officials says that for the most part, the resort was largely spared from heavy damages, but they've spent the past few days moving all the displaced sand back into position on the beach with bulldozers.

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