Wind gusts of 65-85 mph are being recorded along the Central Coast causing damage to trees and power lines. The highest official coastal wind gusts so far are 87 mph at Cape Blanco, 71 mph on the Yaquina Bay Bridge, 63 mph at Yachats, and on Mary’s Peak in the Coast Range, winds are sustained at 50-plus mph gusting to 90. Trees are reported down in several areas between Florence and Clatsop County.
The National Weather Service says peak gusts on the Central Coast should subside by 3:00pm.
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