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Storm pounds Lincoln County

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 20th, 2012

First photo: High winds on Monday tore off part of the roof at Izzy’s, a popular north Newport restaurant poised high on a bluff near Yaquina Head, causing water damage that crews rushed to repair. When high winds failed to abate in the morning, workers called a retreat as the metal roof continued to fly apart. “That metal could fly off and cut someone in half,” said Mike Raines of Paradise Carpet Cleaners. “We’ll have to wait until the storm stops.” Second photo: Vehicles moved unimpeded by traffic signs north of Newport, where high winds on Monday shredded this warning of the rough road ahead. (Photos by Rick Beasley)

The first winter storm of the season roared ashore Monday night, bringing with it 98 mile-per-hour winds at Yaquina Head, flooding, storm damage and power outages.

For the complete article see the 11-21-2012 issue.

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