TILLAMOOK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANANGEMENT: High Wind Warning from 2 am until 4 pm Thursday; Coastal Flood Advisory from 10 am until 04:00PM Thursday, Nov. 4th

High Wind Warning until 04:00PM Thursday

* WHAT…South to southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected.

* WHERE…North Oregon Coast.

* WHEN…From 2 AM to 4 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS…Strong winds will blow down weak trees. Scattered power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds will initially be strongest on beaches and headlands early Thursday morning. Winds will shift more southwesterly around midday Thursday, with strong gusts possible even for the coastal communities Thursday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTH OREGON COAST

Instructions:
Residents should take action now to tie down loose objects in yards. Some damage can be expected from the high winds, especially to signs, tree limbs and power lines. Power outages are possible. Drive with extreme caution in the warning area and be prepared for flying debris.

Coastal Flood Advisory until 04:00PM Thursday
* WHAT…Tidal overflow flooding expected.

* WHERE…North Oregon Coast.

* WHEN…From 10 AM to 4 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS…Minor flooding, up to one foot above ground level, during high tides is expected in the low lying areas near bays, sloughs, and the lower reaches of the coastal rivers.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…In northwest Oregon similar conditions in the past have resulted in minor flooding on Highway 101 near Seaside, Nehalem, and/or Tillamook. Water has covered parts of Frazier Rd, Miami Foley Rd at milepost 1, and the intersection near Alderbrook and Possetti road. There has also been flooding in the town of Rockaway Beach.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTH OREGON COAST

Instructions:

A Coastal Flood Advisory means that tidal overflow flooding is expected. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and property.