High Wind Warning

NWS HIGH WIND WARNING FOR SUNDAY: The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning… which is in effect from 2 PM to 11 PM PDT Sunday. The high wind watch has been upgraded. A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 2 am PDT Sunday.

* Winds… south to southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph. Winds could gust to 90 mph at The Headlands. A brief lull will occur late tonight into Sunday morning. But… winds Sunday afternoon and evening are expected to be slightly stronger than during Saturday afternoon and evening… 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 70 mph.

* Locations include: Coos Bay… North Bend… Reedsport…Bandon… Port Orford… and Highway 101.

* Impacts… strong winds will affect driving… especially over exposed areas near the coastline. Strong cross winds may overturn high profile vehicles. Trees may be damaged or downed and power outages are possible. Hunters… hikers…and other outdoor enthusiasts are urged to use caution when venturing into rural areas.


To Report Power Outages:
PACIFIC POWER: http://www.pacificpower.net/outage 1-877-508-5088

Coos Curry Electric: http://www.ccec.coop/webfront/safety/ 1-866-352-9044

Central Lincoln PUD: http://www.clpud.org/ 1-866-484-3783


This entry was posted on Saturday, September 28th, 2013 and is filed under Local News.