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Community Informational Meetings

Community Informational Meetings

Are You Prepared for an Emergency and Potential Evacuation? The community is invited to hear information intended to help individuals make important safety decisions and prepare for emergencies, power outages and evacuation. Hear how the County of Santa Barbara and countywide public safety officials and first responders

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Message from the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management: Weather Advisory

Message from the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management: Weather Advisory

Weather Advisory The National Weather Service, the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services, and cooperating emergency response agencies are all closely monitoring the weather system which is forecasted to arrive in the Santa Barbara area Tuesday afternoon 10/2/18. At this time the NWS does not expect

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May 23 Community Informational Meeting

May 23 Community Informational Meeting

May 23 Community Informational Meeting Public invited to a Community Informational Meeting at 5 p.m. Wed., May 23 at Cold Spring School, 2243 Sycamore Canyon Rd. Topics include the Like-for-Like Ordinance, drafting the Thomas Fire/Debris Flow Recovery Strategic Plan, and proposed hazard mitigation projects.  Read the full

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Officials Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Officials Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Officials Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County Expected Rainfall Does Not Meet Threshold Levels for Evacuations The National Weather Service and County and emergency agencies are monitoring a storm system heading toward Santa Barbara County. Precipitation is expected to begin Tuesday (May 1) in the Santa

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May 1 Community Meeting to Focus on Thomas Fire Watershed Status and Potential for Future Debris Flows

May 1 Community Meeting to Focus on Thomas Fire Watershed Status and Potential for Future Debris Flows

May 1 Community Meeting to Focus on Thomas Fire Watershed Status and Potential for Future Debris Flows FEMA Flood Hazard Mapping Project Update Also on Agenda Watershed impacts resulting from the Thomas Fire and the potential for future debris flows is the main subject of a May

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A Look At The First 100 Days

A Look At The First 100 Days Santa Barbara County reflects on key milestones in the response and recovery to the 1/9 Debris Flow in this special issue of the County’s Recovery eNews. Read the  1/9 Debris Flow 100-Day Report here. Missed the first issue of the Recovery eNews? Read more

OFFICIALS MONITORING STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

OFFICIALS MONITORING STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

OFFICIALS MONITORING STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING SANTA BARBARA COUNTY Expected Rainfall Does Not Meet Threshold Levels for Evacuations, No to Very Low Risk for Mud and Debris Flows The National Weather Service and County and emergency agencies are monitoring a storm system heading toward Santa Barbara County. Precipitation

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Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted for Santa Barbara County Effective Today (Thursday, March 22) at 5 p.m.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted for Santa Barbara County Effective Today (Thursday, March 22) at 5 p.m.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted for Santa Barbara County Effective Today (Thursday, March 22) at 5 p.m. Recommended Evacuation Warning Lifted for the Alamo Fire Burn Areas The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with Unified Command and other public safety officials, has announced that effective today

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PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY (THURSDAY, MARCH 22) AT 4 P.M.

PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY (THURSDAY, MARCH 22) AT 4 P.M.

PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY (THURSDAY, MARCH 22) AT 4 P.M. COUNTY TO PROVIDE AN UPDATE ON THE STATUS OF THE STORM County officials are holding a press conference on the status of the current storm and its impacts. Read the Media Release  

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Storm Update: March 22, 6 a.m. Significant Increase in Storm Intensity Forecasted

Storm Update: March 22, 6 a.m. Significant Increase in Storm Intensity Forecasted

Storm Update: March 22, 6 a.m. Significant Increase in Storm Intensity Forecasted – The National Weather Service is anticipating storm intensity to increase significantly beginning Thursday morning (March 22) and continuing through the early Friday countywide. Rainfall rates will range from half-inch to one-inch per hour with

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During an emergency when the power is out and when critical and timely information must get out to the general public, the County Office of Emergency Management will utilize satellite equipment to regularly communicate with designated County radio stations that have generators and can continue to broadcast. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the Internet.

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