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Flushing Water Lines Through January 22nd

During the week of January 18th through 22nd, the Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will continue maintenance flushing of water lines in Coos Bay. Flushing will be in the Libby, Bunker Hill and Millington areas. Flushing will begin in the morning each day about 8a.m. and end at approximately 3p.m., Monday through Friday. [...]


Tuesday January 19 2016

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BEACH HAZARD

NWS BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT

NWS: Beach Hazards Statement remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon…   * HAZARDS…high ocean swell of 14 to 17 feet will create breaker heights of 18 to 21 feet in the surf zone along the coast.   * Timing…elevated breakers are expected today through Tuesday morning…lowering by late Tuesday afternoon.   * Locations include…all coastal areas of Curry…Coos…and Douglas counties will [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Power Restored To All Customers

Pacific Power reports that electricity has been restored to all customers in Coos Bay, Empire and surrounding areas. Approximately 261 customers were without power on Sunday night due to strong winds. At it’s peak of damage, 12,834 customers were without power on Saturday, January 17th. Crews from other areas were deployed to repair and replace [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Man From Gold Beach Dies When Motor Home Crashes

Oregon State Police responded to a reported single vehicle crash on Highway 101, five miles south of Gold Beach on Sunday, January 17th at 11:45am. Police learned that a Gulfstream motorhome was traveling south when it left the road and crashed into the ditch. An OSP officer and an off duty nurse provided CPR to [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Power Out In Coquille And Coos Bay

Pacific Power reports that approximately 261 Customers in Coos Bay and Coquille are without power. The estimated time of restoration is unknown at this time. The cause for the outage is severe weather. Crews are on site and repairs are underway. A strong wind storm early Saturday morning caused significant damage to Pacific Power’s electrical [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Flood Warning For Coquille River At Coquille

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Coquille River at Coquille, until Tuesday afternoon. At 4:30am, Monday, January 18th, the stage was 20.7 feet. (flood stage is 21 feet). The river is forecast to rise above flood this morning and remain above flood stage through tonight before lowering below flood stage [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Update: Restoration of Power By 4pm January 16th

Pacific Power has updated the estimated time of restoration of power to Coos Bay and surrounding areas by approximately 4pm on Saturday, January 16th. The cause for the outages has been determined to be due to severe weather. As of 1pm, 8,004 customers are without power–that number is down from 12,980 earlier in the morning. [...]


Saturday January 16 2016

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Update: Crews Working To Restore Power

Power is out for approximately 12,496-—that number is down from 12,834 customers at 9:30am Saturday, January 16th. Pacific Power reports that affected areas include Coos Bay and the Empire area. As of 12:10pm, crews are on the scene with the estimated time of restoration at approximately 1pm, but it could take longer depending on the [...]


Saturday January 16 2016

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Showers And Possible Thunderstorms Could Affect Power

Showers and possible thunderstorms are forecasted before 4pm, Saturday, January 16th. The National Weather Service reports a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 55. South southwest winds at 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall accumulations between a tenth and quarter [...]


Saturday January 16 2016

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Power Out For Over 12,000 Customers In Coos Bay

Pacific Power reports that approximately 12,834 customers are without power in Coos Bay as of 10:30am on Saturday, January 16th. Crews have been dispatched and the estimated time of restoration is approximately 1pm. At this time, the cause of the power outage is not known. More information as it becomes available.  


Saturday January 16 2016

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