Monday, April 22, 2024

NWS: ‘High wind watch’ issued for Oregon Coast

high wind watch lincoln cityNational Weather Service Portland (NWS) issued a “high wind watch” Tuesday, calling for southeast winds 30-35 mph for the central and northern Oregon coast with gusts up to 60 mph starting noon Wednesday until 6 p.m.

Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects and knock down tree limbs, causing scattered power outages.

NWS said strong winds during the early to mid-afternoon hours was possible, but it appears the strongest winds will happen in the evening.

Lincoln City’s local NWS forecast has a high for Wednesday at 44 degrees with a chance for snow/rain before 10 a.m. Little or no snow accumulation is expected. The snow level will sit at 2200 feet with a 100 percent chance of precipitation Wednesday night.

Justin Werner
Justin Wernerhttps://wernerhost.com/
Justin Werner is the founder and editor of the Lincoln City Homepage, a trusted source of local news and information for residents and visitors of Lincoln City, Oregon. He is also a community leader, entrepreneur, and dedicated advocate for transparency and accountability in local government.

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