FOLLY BEACH — A kayak class is finishing up in the surf. A worker trims the hedges. Except for the park office stranded on piers in washing tide, Monday looked like just another day in the eroded dune scape of the Charleston County park here.

The closed park, like most of popular Folly Beach, didn’t get torn up much more from a weekend of pummeling waves spun by Tropical Storm Alberto offshore.

Two or three feet more of sand were lost at the worst points, said Eric Lutz, city building official.

It could have been a lot worse, he and others said. Officials worry the next round of big storm swells could overwash the park and begin to bring down homes exposed to the waves after serious dune erosion last year.

Read more in tomorrow’s editions of The Post and Courier.

Science and environment reporter. Author of Washing Our Hands in the Clouds.