Strong Winds Sweep the Coast

FLORENCE, Ore. — While the heavy wind and rain continues along the coast, utility and public works crews say it can’t be any worse than Friday night. Friday night’s winds ranged anywhere from 45 miles per hour to 65 and up to 85 on certain parts of the coast. So, that is why the City … Continue reading »

Strong Winds Pound Oregon Coast

There have been four large storms in just under a week, bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to the coast, causing some problems for motorist along Highway 101. The winds pounded the coast Monday night into the morning. ODOT crews were called out around 4 a.m. on Highway 101, after 69 miles per hour peak … Continue reading »

Storms Hit Southern Oregon Coast

BANDON, Ore. —¬†Without much room between the systems, the weather could make quite a mess both on the southern Oregon coast and riverside towns. There was a high surf advisory in effect until noon Thursday, with up to 28 foot breakers–and that is just the beginning. “If you go out in oceans like this, you … Continue reading »

Fall Storm Hits Oregon Coast

FLORENCE, Ore. — The coast is getting slammed hard with high winds and downpours. Hurricane force winds are being reported on the coast and there is a high surf advisory. It’s really hard to walk around there without being blown around, and residents say it is just a sign that the winter season is here. … Continue reading »