The High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10:00am Thursday morning for the Central Coast.
Latest projections show continuing south winds steady at 30-40 mph with gusts 60-70 mph. The strongest gusts will be on exposed beaches and headlands. Localized power outages and downed trees are possible. And, travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles like RVs and trucks.
Peak Wind Gusts/Rainfall Totals as of 9:00pm Wednesday:
Lincoln City: 66 mph/2.35”
Depoe Bay: 47 mph/1.75”
Newport (Airport): 56 mph/1.29”
Waldport: 46 mph/2.00”
Yachats: 48 mph/2.45”
Additional precipitation amounts of 1 to 2 inches are predicted between now and Thursday night. Some localized minor flooding is possible in low spots and on streets, roads and highways. Landslides may occur at any time making travel hazardous. A debris flow has closed Highway 34 at Milepost 29, 11 miles west of Alsea.
We continue to monitor the situation and will post updates as necessary.