Power outages have occurred in pockets around Newport. Internet outages on Charter have also occurred.
The heavy snow surprised weather forecasters while up to four inches accumulated by midnight near the beaches and up to a half foot or more in the higher elevations.
It’s quite likely that Wednesday will be a no school day since many roads are snow-covered or blocked by downed trees.
A volunteer road crew has been paged out to clear Highway 229 Siletz Highway due to many downed trees.