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Astoria Communications non-emergency lines will be down for maintenance on 01/20/2022 From 6 AM – 7AM

The City of Astoria phone system will be down on Thursday January 20, 2022 between 6:00 AM and 7:00 AM for routine maintenance.  This outage will also affect the non-emergency communications lines for Astoria Emergency Communications Center.  The lines will be back in service no later than 7:00 AM.  People wishing to contact  Astoria Police Department may temporarily call  Seaside Police Department at 503-738-6311 during the outage.  If you have an emergency, 911 lines will be in service and operational.

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4AM PST MONDAY

North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook,
Netarts, Pacific City, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle,
Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment
157 PM PST Sat Dec 25 2021

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 8
inches. Patchy blowing snow possible. Winds gusting as high as
35 mph along beaches.

* WHERE…South Washington and North Oregon Coast.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM PST Monday.

* IMPACTS…Expect winter driving conditions with snow and ice
covered roads, and reduced visibility. Travel could be very
difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Locally much heavier accumulations up to 10
inches are possible at higher elevations and more exposed
terrain above 200 ft immediately adjacent to the coast. Snowfall
amounts could greatly vary spatially due to the showery nature
of the snow. Breezy winds in the afternoon combined with falling
snow may reduce visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Anyone with travel plans should stay aware of the latest weather
information, have alternative travel plans, or delay travel if
possible.

If you must travel, be prepared for winter driving conditions
with snow and ice covered roads. If you must travel, slow down,
and allow plenty of extra time to reach your destination. Allow
extra following distance to the vehicle in front of you, and keep
snow chains and a winter survival kit, including a flashlight,
food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest road conditions visit
https://www.tripcheck.com or
https://wsdot.com/travel/real-time/map or
by calling 5 1 1

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE

###################################################################
UA30004. Oct 22, 2021 15:27:54
0000 ATP6 OR0040100 20211022 15:27:54 (ATP9)
OR0040100 – PD ASTORIA
ATP6
(ATP6)

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
327 PM PDT FRI OCT 22 2021

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-231400-
/O.CAN.KPQR.SU.W.0003.211025T0300Z-211026T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.CF.W.0001.211025T0300Z-211026T1200Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
327 PM PDT FRI OCT 22 2021

…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
TUESDAY…
…HIGH SURF WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED…

* WHAT…COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED.

* WHERE…IN WASHINGTON, SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST. IN OREGON,
NORTH OREGON COAST AND CENTRAL OREGON COAST.

* WHEN…FROM 8 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS…MAJOR FLOODING, UP TO ONE FOOT ABOVE GROUND LEVEL,
DURING HIGH TIDES IS EXPECTED ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AS WELL
AS LOW LYING AREAS NEAR BAYS, SLOUGHS, AND THE LOWER REACHES OF
THE COASTAL RIVERS.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS
WITH BREAKERS UP TO 35 FT ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER, AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

IF YOU ARE DRIVING AND BECOME TRAPPED IN FLOOD WATER, ABANDON THE
CAR AND MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND ONLY IF THE SURROUNDING WATER IS NOT
MOVING. IF THE WATER IS MOVING, DO NOT LEAVE THE CAR.

EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION ALONG BEACHES. UNPREDICTABLE AND
DESTRUCTIVE WAVES MAY WASH OVER BEACHES, JETTIES AND OTHER
STRUCTURES WITH NO WARNING. BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE.

IN SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON SIMILAR CONDITIONS IN THE PAST HAVE
RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN RAYMOND, EROSION TO HOMES AND
ROADS NEAR WASHAWAY BEACH ALONG HIGHWAY 105 NEAR NORTH COVE,
AND/OR EROSION TO CAMPSITES NEAR CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT.

IN NORTHWEST OREGON SIMILAR CONDITIONS IN THE PAST HAVE RESULTED
IN SEVERE EROSION NEAR THE SOUTH JETTY OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER IN
CLATSOP COUNTY, AND/OR FLOODING IN SEASIDE, CANNON BEACH,
NESKOWIN, AND/OR THE PACIFIC CITY AIRPORT.

ON THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST SIMILAR CONDITIONS IN THE PAST HAVE
RESULTED IN SEVERE EROSION IN NESKOWIN AND/OR YACHATS, AND
FLOODING IN LINCOLN CITY.

&&

$$

** Update: Officer Sam Whisler Celebration of Life to be held July 21, 2021

UPDATE:  Previous versions streaming link was incorrect.  The correct streaming link is listed below —

The Celebration of Life Service for Officer Sam Whisler is open to the public and will be held Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM, at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center, 415 1st Ave, Seaside Oregon 97138.  The service will be livestreamed as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DORgEyzGsF4

Procession:

A motorcade procession involving family and emergency response vehicles, in honor of Officer Whisler, is scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 21, at 11:00 a.m. The procession includes law enforcement, firefighters and family.  Members of the public are encouraged to show their support by lining the streets along the main route which is as follows:

16th and Marine, West to Roundabout

Highway 101 South to Camp Rilea

Highway 101 South from Camp Rilea to Seaside

Broadway St. West to N. Columbia St.

N. Columbia St. North to First Ave.

First Ave. East to Convention Center Entrance

Officer Sam Whisler Memorial Route

During the procession, area travelers should be prepared for temporary road closures, traffic congestion and delays along the route, especially on Hwy 101 and in the downtown Seaside core.

If you are planning on driving in these areas between the hours of 11:00 am through 1:00 pm for the procession or shortly after the estimated end of the ceremony at about 2:30 pm, we encourage you to take an alternative route or delay traveling until the event has ended.

Public Attendance: Members of the public attending the event are encouraged to carpool, walk, ride a bicycle or take a shuttle. Parking in the immediate area of the Convention Center will be limited.  Shuttle Service will be offered to and from the Convention Center.  Shuttle pick up and drop off locations will be located at  North Coast Christian Fellowship, 2245 N. Wahanna Rd., Seaside, Broadway Field, 1400 Broadway St., Seaside and American Legion Seaside, 1315 Broadway St., Seaside.  Please avoid bringing bags into the venue other than purses or other small bags with personal belongings.  Any bags brought into the venue will be subject to search for the safety of the event.

Additional Information:

For additional information regarding Officer Sam Whisler please visit https://www.astoria.or.us/Officer_Sam_Whisler_.aspx