Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Taft to pilot strobe lights

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 4:30 pm

PATRICK ALEXANDER The News Guard | 0 comments

The Taft beach access has been chosen as the site of a federally funded pilot program to use strobe lights as a tsunami warning.

Althea Rizzo, geologic hazards program coordinator for Oregon Emergency Management said the super-bright blue strobe light is a good addition to an area where wind and wave noise can drown out tsunami sirens.