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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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Update on March 20 – 22, 2018 Storm As of March 21, 3 p.m.

Update on March 20 – 22, 2018 Storm As of March 21, 3 p.m.

Update on March 20 – 22, 2018 Storm As of March 21, 3 p.m. The National Weather Service is anticipating higher intensity rainfall later today (Wednesday, March 21) into Thursday, March 22. Public safety officials are asking the community to remain vigilant and understand the potential strength

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Fire, Law Enforcement and Public Works Agencies Prepare for Tonight’s Major Storm

Fire, Law Enforcement and Public Works Agencies Prepare for Tonight’s Major Storm

Fire, Law Enforcement and Public Works Agencies Prepare for Tonight’s Major Storm All Santa Barbara County south coast fire and law enforcement agencies have come together in preparation of the major winter storm arriving tonight. Over the next 24 hours these agencies will be increasing response capabilities

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