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Local Officials and National Weather Service Continue to Monitor Storm System Headed to Santa Barbara County

Local Officials and National Weather Service Continue to Monitor Storm System Headed to Santa Barbara County

No Evacuations Anticipated at This Time

The County, emergency agencies and the National Weather Service continue to monitor a storm system heading toward Santa Barbara County. Showers are expected in the region beginning Saturday, March 10 late afternoon into Sunday.

At this time, the National Weather Service is reporting an expected maximum rainfall of approximately 0.25 to 0.75 inches total with intensity levels expected of 0.2 to 0.35 inches per hour. This amount is slightly below the threshold of 0.5 inches of rain per hour that activates evacuations warnings and orders near burn areas.

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