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  • Health Alerts from Oregon Beaches (and when they're lifted)

OHAOregon: Health advisory lifted November 18 for Willow Creek Reservoir in M...
18 Nov 2014 at 11:15am
Health advisory lifted November 18 for Willow Creek Reservoir in Morrow County. http://1.usa.gov/1xTSF6p 

OHAOregon: Health advisory lifted November 10 for Wickiup Reservoir.
10 Nov 2014 at 4:55am
Health advisory lifted November 10 for Wickiup Reservoir. http://1.usa.gov/1oD0cor 

OHAOregon: Health advisory issued for Willow Creek Reservoir in Morrow County |
10 Oct 2014 at 4:10am
Health advisory issued for Willow Creek Reservoir in Morrow County | http://1.usa.gov/1C1Jy2u 

  • Other Advisories from Oregon Beaches
Hefty Storm Condtions for Oregon Coast on Friday
The high wind watch - expected to become a warning later - is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. Lincoln City, Newport, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Garibaldi, Yachats, Manzanita, Depoe Bay, Astoria

Wild Oregon Weather: Snow Possible, Russian Storm Effects on Coast
Snow could come to Portland, Coast Range, the Gorge; how waves could be effected by the big one

Video: Oregon Coast Storm, Sneaker Wave Attack, Spooky Tunnel
Experience a wild Oregon coast storm, see a sneaker wave chase someone, explore that mesmerizing tunnel at Oceanside. Cannon Beach, attractions

First Storm Warning of the Year for Oregon Coast
The NWS in Portland has issued a high wind warning from Tuesday through Wednesday, with the north and central coast areas kicking it up to gusts in the 60's.

Oregon Coast Right Now: Translucent Critters and Battered Birds
A curious trifecta of odd science is happening on the Oregon coast right now, mostly thanks to all the heavy wave the region had earlier this week

Big Waves Mean Oregon Coast Drama, but Some Warnings
Big, gnarly waves will be centerpiece on the Oregon coast this weekend along with plenty of dangers. Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats events, Florence

Oregon Coast and River Cleanup Snags nearly 5,000 Volunteers
SOLVE said over 52,200 pounds of trash and debris were collected from over 110 project sites including beaches, rivers, neighborhoods, parks, and school grounds around the state

Video: Depoe Bay's Boiler Bay Exploarations, Central Oregon Coast
Just north of Depoe Bay sits another bay named after the boiler of a shipwreck. Explore it in video, hear and almost feel the waves

Heatwave and Fire Dangers for Portland, Oregon, Even Coast
The NWS saidone more period of hot weather over southwest Washington and northwestern Oregon on Friday and Saturday. Issued Sept 6

Downright Evil Heatwave for Oregon Means Coast Only Escape
Another long, extended run of hot weather is set for the coming week in Oregon, with temps in and around 90 in most of the state

Oregon Coast Beach Health Safety Alerts
Updated constantly from Oregon officials: see the latest beach health alerts and when they're lifted

Oregon Coast in 70's While Portland May Reach 100 This Week
A dismal and muggy heatwave is headed for inland Oregon, including Portland, Willamette Valley, central Oregon and more. Weather

Oregon Coast Clamming: Good News, but Some Warnings
For those looking forward to a bit of razor clamming on the Oregon coast, Oregon wildlife officials say the gettin' has been good along the beaches. Seaside, Astoria





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Watching Storms Safely on the Oregon Coast Officials get fairly worried when this part of the year comes along, as beach safety is a concern year-round. but even more so when those attractive, monster waves start rolling in and crowds start arriving to watch

Tips for Spotting A Sneaker Wave - in Oregon or Any Other Beach It doesn't take big storms to create wonton ocean surges. Sneaker waves can happen even in somewhat calm conditions

Can You Swim in the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon Coast? While there is no real official stand on this by Oregon tourism or state authorities, the general answer is: yes, sort of - but that doesn't mean you should.

Pet Safety Tips for Your Dog on the Oregon Coast
Beach safety is something you have to keep in mind not only for yourself but for your pet as well Places not to go with your dog on the coast, and beaches where they will have fun plenty of fun

Surprising Unknown Rules of the Oregon Coast There's a lot coastal tourism entities haven't told you: beach fires, camping, dogs, running out of gas

Oregon Coast Safety Reminders for Holiday: No Fireworks, Camping on Beaches It turns shooting off fireworks on all Oregon beaches is against the law, and camping on the beaches is prohibited on most of the coast

Live Earthquake, Tsunami Updates from Oregon Coast, Washington. B.C., California, Alaska

Oregon Coast Weather - latest warnings, advisories

Latest in Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris News - How to Report Tsunami Debris


Bipartisan lawmakers urge Coast Guard to keep Ore., S.C. facilities
19 Nov 2014 at 2:17am
WASHINGTON (WJCL) ? In a continued effort to ensure the safety of residents living and working in coastal areas, members of Congress from Oregon today joined South Carolina lawmakers in calling on the U.S. Coast Guard to keep facilities in South Carolina ...

West Coast Flavors: Bacon Cheddar Hushpuppies
12 Nov 2014 at 7:00am
Links and numbers from our newscasts at KTVL News10, Medford, Southern Oregon's news source. Relevant links to research topics of interest or to contact organizations. Safety - links and numbers at ktvl.com. Emergency preparedness plans for Curry ...

Boating safety class scheduled Saturday in Vancouver
20 Nov 2014 at 2:31am
Offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron and Clark ... the cost of boat insurance and readies students to obtain a Washington or Oregon boater safety card. To register, call 360-256-2991 or 503-799-5250.

Fatal accidents spark Highway 126 safety effort
14 Nov 2014 at 5:04pm
After a string of fatal accidents on Highway 126 between Eugene and the coast, the Lane County Sheriff ... a $5,000 state Department of Transportation traffic safety grant, administered by the Oregon State Sheriffs? Association. The money, which ...

Construction is underway at Del Norte County airport with safety in mind
11 Nov 2014 at 4:00pm
Phase two will begin next year, which includes the expansion of runway safety areas. The Airport Authority says it's all about making it a safer place to fly. "The airport services a lot of people in the Wild Rivers Coast area, and obviously to continue ...

Crabbing and Clamming Report, Oregon Coast
30 Jan 2013 at 1:42pm
?Recreational crabbing in the ocean is open along the entire Oregon coast. ? The Oregon Department of Agriculture's shellfish safety hotline is toll free and provides the most current information regarding shellfish safety closures. Please call the ...

Boat sinks off Oregon Coast, cats swim to safety
14 Aug 2013 at 11:44am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? When the engine of their tuna boat exploded last week, owners Mark and Cynthia Schneider had no choice but to jump into the ocean and leave behind their two cats on the doomed vessel. After being rescued by a nearby boat, they were ...

New coastal marker both memorial and safety warning
7 Mar 2013 at 7:41am
Oregon, include Curt Wilson, safety marker committee member; and Ellen Tykeson, the sculptor. The parents of Harnsongkram and Ausland are expected to attend along with local officials, classmates and community members from both Eugene and coastal communities.








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