The Familiar Flash

By: NewportOr, 3:59 PM GMT on January 28, 2015

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Lincoln County

Summary: Bland weather dominated the Central Coast yesterday. We had mostly cloudy skies, a few brief sunbreaks, light winds and a handful of raindrops, which fell early in the day and left only trace amounts in the rain gauges. High temps were in the 50s. Though it remained cloudy throughout the evening and overnight, there was a bright spot as the familiar flash of Yaquina Head Lighthouse once again pierced the gl...

A Bout of Blah

By: NewportOr, 4:29 PM GMT on January 27, 2015

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Lincoln County

Summary: The sky was about a 50-50 mix of sunshine and high clouds yesterday but the mercury still climbed to around the forecast high of 60F. Winds were mostly light out of the southwest except for a short burst of 10-15 mph gusting into the 20s during the late morning; Yachats recorded a gust of 28 mph. Clouds thickened around sunset and it was overcast through the evening and overnight. There were a couple of light...

One for the Books

By: NewportOr, 3:58 PM GMT on January 26, 2015

Monday, Jan. 26th – Lincoln County

Summary: In many respects, yesterday was even nicer than a typical Summer day on the Central Coast. Sunshine and record high temperatures accompanied by very little wind were a far cry from the cool, blustery northwest breezes and fog associated with a normal ‘sunny’ day in the Summer. Beachside parking areas were clogged, people strolled the sand or simply sat on drift-logs gazing at the ocean, while a few folks c...

It's Hotter at the Beach

By: NewportOr, 4:04 PM GMT on January 25, 2015

Sunday, Jan. 25th – Lincoln County

Summary: Lincoln City got the jump on the rest of us yesterday by setting a new record high temperature. Some high clouds filtered the Sun through part of the day, but that didn’t keep scads of visitors from heading to the Central Coast. The beaches and wayside parking areas looked typical of a July day, not January. Generally, temps rose to about 60F and winds were light. A little fog developed in the late afternoon...

Spring Today, Summer Tomorrow

By: NewportOr, 4:02 PM GMT on January 24, 2015

Saturday, Jan. 24th – Lincoln County

Summary: The southern edge of the latest weather system to affect the Northwest lightly brushed the Central Coast with around a tenth of an inch of rain yesterday, most of it falling between 9:00am and 1:00pm. Farther up the coast, amounts ranged from a third to three-quarters of an inch north of Cascade Head, to around an inch at Astoria and over two inches at Forks, Washington. The overcast was punctured by a few s...

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