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News Release
Photo 002 NWS El Nino Developing
Photo 002 NWS El Nino Developing
Lincoln County Winter Weather Readiness, Updated Resources and Weather Spotter Training (Photo) - 11/06/18

Please click on the attached Media Release-Lincoln County Winter Weather Readiness, Updated Resources and Weather Spotter Training for the full media release content; the following is a synopsis of the full media release. 

Lincoln County and other counties around the state are transitioning from summer wildfire to our winter weather preparedness season. With this transition comes our annual partnership with local public works/road departments, Oregon Department of Transportation, utility service providers and the National Weather Service (NWS)-Portland office.

At the beginning of each winter season these agencies along with public safety response partners promote winter preparedness within their agencies and for local communities. This effort increases awareness and readiness. Again this year the National Weather Service with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Team are sponsoring several events and topics that benefit our local readiness and response.

Please click the attached full media release to review more about:

  • Lincoln County Winter Weather Outlook Presentation by the National Weather Service (review full presentation for Lincoln County)
  • Lincoln County Information Guide - Flooding (Updated Nov. 2018)
  • Lincoln County Self-Serve Public Sandbagging Station (New Sandbag Station Reference Sheet)
  • Weather Spotter Training by NWS, Nov. 15th from 6-7:30pm, Newport
  • Public Health - Seasonal Flu Immunization (not too late to get your flu shot)

Go to Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Emergency Management "What's Happening Now" Website for more information: https://www.co.lincoln.or.us/emergencymanagement/page/whats-happening-now

Photo Credits:

1) NWS Tyree Wilde and Will Ahue

2) NWS Weather Briefing Outlook for Lincoln County – El Nino Developing

Respectfully submitted, 

Virginia "Jenny" Demaris
Emergency Manager
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
Emergency Management
225 W. Olive St.
Newport, Oregon 97365
is@co.lincoln.or.us" target="_blank">vdemaris@co.lincoln.or.us
(541) 265-4199 Office

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