Coos County School Closures, Cancellations and Delays

Check this page often for information concerning closures, cancellations and delays in Coos County.


—8:19 a.m. 12/11/14: Bandon Sch. Dist.: Closed, No kindergarten. Tonight’s HLMS concert is cancelled and will be rescheduled.

—3:41 p.m. 12/10/14: Power outages continue throughout Coos County. If you see downed wires call 911 immediately and report it. Do not get near or attempt to drive over the downed wire. Power outages can be for long periods of time, consider putting together an outage pack that is easy to get to and has at least the following:

* Flashlight
* Battery-operated radio and clock
* Extra batteries
* Non-perishable foods
* Manual can opener
* Bottled water
* Blankets

If you do have a power outage do not call 911, instead call your electric provider.

Pacific Power: 1-877-508-5088
Central Lincoln: 1-866-484-3783
Coos Curry Electric: 1-866-352-9044

—2:42 p.m. 12/10/14: The Flood Watch continues for our area into Curry County. Heavy rain lasting through Thursday afternoon will bring small streams, small coastal rivers and urban flooding to portions of Coos, Curry and western Douglas County.

A High Surf Advisory and Coastal Flood Warning is in effect until 4 PM Thursday. Strong southerly winds, increasing swell, and tidal levels of 1 to 2 feet above normal will combine to bring high ocean water levels to low lying and exposed areas along south facing shorelines. High Surf from storm to hurricane force winds in the coastal waters will combine with seas of over 25 feet to produce breaking waves of 30 feet or higher. These high breaking waves will affect south facing beaches as well as the overall west facing coastline.

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 4 PM Thursday. Winds: south 35 to 55 mph with frequent gusts of 60 to 70 mph and occasional hurricane force gusts up to 80 mph along the coastline. Winds over ridges and near the CAPES… especially Cape Blanco…may reach 50 to 70 mph with hurricane force gusts to near 100 mph possible.

—2:00 p.m. 12/10/14: Oregon State Police (OSP) are asking folks in the Curry, Coos and western Douglas Counties to use caution as high winds and heavy rains cover the area. According to OSP Lieutenant Steve Mitchell, “All three counties are experiencing heavy rain and high winds.” Drivers are advised to use caution and be prepared in case standing water and other hazards develop. Lt. Mitchell asks anyone who can avoid the area to do so but if you must travel to be prepared.

—1:56 p.m. 12/10/14: Water over roadway at North Bend VA Clinic and near McDonald’s Coos Bay.

—1:53 p.m. 12/10/14: Trees being reported on the road on Highway 42.

—11:55 a.m. 12/10/14: Multiple power outages are being reported in Coquille, Green Acres and Bunker Hill.

Report Power Outages to:

Pacific Power: 1-877-508-5088
Central Lincoln: 1-866-484-3783
Coos Curry Electric: 1-866.352.9044

—9:30 a.m. 12/10/14: The lights at Shore Acres will remain on unless the power goes out and or if the wind becomes a danger to the public.