Wild Stories Emerge from Oregon Coast Tempest: "Oregon Coast) – One woman nearly lost her dog to a gust. Another fell through a second story floor and broke her ribs. Two people died in the Nehalem area. Trees smashed the homes and vehicles of residents. Tourists were stranded. Entire churches or piers were ripped away. Highways were blocked by thick masses of debris. And then there were the days of darkness and no showering that followed. The storm and it’s aftermath have been quite an adventure."