Sunday, April 1, 2012
High wind warning in effect!
The National Weather Service has cancelled the severe weather warning as of 5:25 p.m., replacing it with a high wind warning for wind gusts up to 45 mph possible through 8 p.m. tonight (March 31). The agency issued a severe weather warning at 3:10 p.m. as a line of thunderstorms stretching from Port Orford to Brookings threatened to bring rain and winds up to 70 mph. As of 5 p.m.,
a gust of 52 mph was recorded at the Pilot's weather station in downtown Brookings, while reports of winds up to 60 mph were reported in Gold Beach and Port Orford. No major accidents were reported, although some telephone lines and power lines were reported down in the Brookings area earlier today. Real-time weather reports can be found by clicking on the AccuWeather link at the top of this page.