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NWS: ‘High wind watch’ issued for Oregon Coast

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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 Werner
Justin is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist who finds facts. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press.


UPDATED: NWS issues flood warnings for Central Oregon Coast

National Weather Service Portland issued three water related warnings early Monday morning calling for heavy rains and likely flooding for the Central Oregon Coast.


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