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Why was the storm tide so high at Mexico Beach? It’s a combination of multiple factors: 1. MB was on the immediate right-hand side of the storm track (most dangerous due to counter-clockwise rotation) 2. Open ocean shoreline, perpendicular to storm track 3. Surge is...

Side by Side Comparison of Cape San Blas.

Reflecting on the inlet formations post-Hurricane Michael versus April 2017. From the USGS: Storm surge and waves completely eroded and breached a low, narrow spot on Cape San Blas, creating two new inlets and severing the only road access to T.H. Stone Memorial St....