Oct 252014
 
Newport - Muni parking lot 9th & Hubert Greg Harlow photo

Newport – Muni parking lot
9th & Hubert
Greg Harlow photo

Winds found their way under the hood of this unsuspecting Mercedes. Wonder if the hood wasn’t fully latched.

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 Posted by at 1:57 PM
Oct 252014
 

1:28pm
Fella with a yellow Jeep is running around pulling trees off the highway. Milepost 7 cleared – Highway 18 re-opened. For how long, no one knows.

"Jeep Man" yanking trees off the highway...

“Jeep Guy” yanking trees off the highway…

Downed trees Hwy 18 "V" photo

Downed trees Hwy 18
“V” photo

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 Posted by at 1:14 PM
Oct 252014
 

1:00pm
Tree down across westbound lane of Highway 20 near Olalla Road (milepost 7). Stay alert. Trees are coming down all over the region.

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 Posted by at 1:03 PM
Oct 252014
 
Highway 18 Milepost 10 "V" photo

Highway 18
Milepost 10
“V” photo

12:50pm
Highway 18 has just been re-opened to normal traffic 10 miles east of 101.

1:10pm
Locals with proper resources clear the road. ODOT and OSP spread really thin.

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 Posted by at 12:59 PM
Oct 252014
 

12:50pm
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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 Posted by at 12:51 PM
Oct 252014
 

12:35pm
Wire down at 125 NE Hospital Hill Road. Resident has taped the area off.

12:38pm
Power is out all along NE Hospital Hill Road. Power company advised.

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 Posted by at 12:36 PM
Oct 252014
 

12:30pm
Wire down at 25387 Siletz Highway. Wire is said to be NOT arcing.

12:36pm
A tree has come down on a power line. The line is holding up the tree.

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 Posted by at 12:33 PM
Oct 252014
 

Julie Sacchetti photo South Shore

Julie Sacchetti photo
South Shore


Waaaay too close.  Variable angle waves are all over the place out there.  Sneaker Wave Convention! Dan Wollin photo

Waaaay too close. Variable angle waves are all over the place out there. Sneaker Wave Convention!
Dan Wollin photo

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 Posted by at 12:29 PM
Oct 252014
 
Highway 18 Milepost 10 "V" photo

Highway 18
Milepost 10
“V” photo

12:20pm
Highway 18 is blocked by debris 10 miles west of Grand Ronde. ODOT expects the closure to last for a minimum of 2 hours and possibly longer. Use an alternate route.

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 Posted by at 12:19 PM
Oct 252014
 

12:02pm
A power line is down near the intersection of Westward and Parker Streets.
Caution.

12:06pm
The line is down next to 1614 Parker. Appears to be cable tv/internet line.

12:15pm
Now they’re saying it’s power.

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 Posted by at 12:04 PM