PHOTOS: Satellite, aerial images of N.C. before and after Hurricane Dorian

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Move the slider in the middle of the images back and forth to compare the two images. 

Images are on the left were taken by satellites prior to Hurricane Dorian. Images are on the right are aerial photos taken at 2,500 to 5,000 feet after Dorian passed through the region.

After photos were taken Saturday, Sept. 7.

Because of the image sizes, these are best viewed on a desktop, laptop or tablet. You won't see a lot of the detail on a mobile phone.

(Photo credits: NOAA)

You can also see photos of Dorian damage in North Carolina HERE.

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John Boyer

John Boyer, the RTD's staff meteorologist

John Boyer is the first staff meteorologist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He joined the RTD newsroom in November 2016 after covering severe weather on television in Tulsa, Okla.

As a native of the Roanoke area, the region’s heavy snowstorms started his fascination with Virginia’s changing weather.

Boyer earned his degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and earned their Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal in 2012.

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