North Oregon Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 6:50 AM PDT Oct. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am PDT this morning...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 10 am PDT this morning.

* Visibilities... 1/4 mile or less at times.

* Timing... through 10 am.

* Impacts... expect abrupt changes in visibilities over short
distances when traveling through the river valleys along the
Oregon coast including stretches of Highway 101. Dense fog has
been observed near Tillamook, Newport and Florence already this

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.