Frost Advisory And Freeze Watch Thursday And Friday

A cold air mass is moving into the area, resulting in frost and some freezing conditions along and near the coast on Thursday and Friday mornings. This prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Frost Advisory, in effect from Midnight through Thursday morning. Also, a Freeze Watch will be in effect from late Wednesday [...]

Flood Warnings For Coquille River

The Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille. At 3am on January 10th, the stage was at flood stage (which is 21 feet). Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is in the forecast. The Coquille river at Coquille is forecasted to rise to 23 feet late Tuesday night and peak at [...]

Coos County Authorities Seize $100,000 Dollars of Methamphetamine During Traffic Stop

Authorities seized methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $100-thousand dollars following a routine traffic stop. South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team detectives served two search warrants on the home of 59-year old Cory Yockey and 47-year-old Deborah Rogers of Coos Bay. The two were taken into custody following a December 29th traffic stop near the [...]

Flood Potential Due To Rain This Weekend

There will be a Flood Potential Outlook due to heavy rain and snow melt on streams and rivers in Coos, Curry, Douglas and Jackson counties. The National Weather Service reports that a series of systems will move through the area this weekend and through next week. The combination of recent heavy snow and periods of [...]

Mandatory Masking Policy At Bay Area Hospital

The South Coast region has seen a significant increase in influenza and flu-like illnesses. Therefore, Bay Area Hospital is implementing theri mandatory masking requirement. They have posted signs and are providing masks at all major entrances to the hospital. Non-immunized volunteers, physicians, contractors and the public will be required to wear a mask in all [...]