Dan McClary is one of the lucky ones. His home made it through Tropical Storm Arlene without a scratch, but he says if another storm like Arlene hits, he'll have the beachfront property he always wanted.
Arlene hit some parts of the Gulf coast harder than others, causing setbacks that some never expected.
Walton County TDC officials say Arlene makes a good case for beach nourishment.
The TDC says beach nourishment projects would have offered more protection and decreased Arlene's damages, which is estimated to be over $3 million.