PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Highway 26, about three miles west of Elsie in Clatsop County, reopened Tuesday evening after it had been shut down due to a crash.

The stretch of roadway was reopened at around 6:45 p.m., the Oregon Department of Transportation said.

Officials told KOIN 6 News the cause of the crash was weather-related as wind and rain continues to pummel the region. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, strong winds brought down a tree that was involved in the crash.

A high-wind advisory and coastal flood warning have been issued for Northwest Oregon in response to the region’s latest round of powerful winter weather. The wind advisory will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Tuesday. Coastal flooding will be possible until Wednesday at 6 a.m.

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“Nearly every route we manage to the coast has experienced some type of hazard in the road today,” ODOT spokesperson Matt Noble said.

This is a developing story.