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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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Urgent Debris Basin Clearing Nearly Complete; Public Lands Clear of 1/9 Debris

Urgent Debris Basin Clearing Nearly Complete;  Public Lands Clear of 1/9 Debris

Urgent Debris Basin Clearing Nearly Complete; Public Lands Clear of 1/9 Debris County Readies for Major Storm Arriving Tuesday Night Santa Barbara County officials announced today (March 20) that debris basins above Montecito have been completely cleared of 1/9 Debris Flow material and stand ready for the next

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Serious Storm Approaching; Mandatory Evacuation Order Effective at Noon Tuesday for Areas of Extreme and High Risk for Debris Flows

Serious Storm Approaching; Mandatory Evacuation Order Effective at Noon Tuesday for Areas of Extreme and High Risk for Debris Flows

Serious Storm Approaching; Mandatory Evacuation Order Effective at Noon Tuesday for Areas of Extreme and High Risk for Debris Flows The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with the National Weather Service and other public safety officials, has issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order effective tomorrow (Tuesday)

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Santa Barbara County Issues Pre-Evacuation Advisory for Below Burn Areas

Santa Barbara County Issues Pre-Evacuation Advisory for Below Burn Areas

Santa Barbara County Issues Pre-Evacuation Advisory for Below Burn Areas Unstable Storm Expected in the Area Tuesday Night Through Thursday A Pre-Evacuation Advisory has been issued for the areas below the Thomas, Sherpa, Whittier and Alamo fires due to an approaching winter storm forecasted for Tuesday night.

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Fast Approaching Storm Results in Immediate Mandatory Evacuation Order Issued for Areas of Extreme Risk for Debris Flow

Fast Approaching Storm Results in Immediate Mandatory Evacuation Order Issued for Areas of Extreme Risk for Debris Flow

Fast Approaching Storm Results in Immediate Mandatory Evacuation Order Issued for Areas of Extreme Risk for Debris Flow National Weather Service Issued Flash Flood Watch for Thomas, Whittier, Sherpa and Alamo Burn Areas The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with National Weather Service and other

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Update on Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Update on Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Update on Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County No Evacuations Anticipated at This Time A storm system is expected to bring showers to Santa Barbara County beginning in the afternoon Saturday, March 10 and continuing into Sunday. Predictions for the storm have not changed over the past

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Officials Continue Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Officials Continue Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Officials Continue Monitoring Storm System Approaching 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 late afternoon Saturday, March 10

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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

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

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Environmental Health Services Rainy Season Advisory

Environmental Health Services Rainy Season Advisory

Avoid ocean water contact during and at least three days following significant rainstorms according to the Public Health Department Environmental Health Services program. “Runoff from storms brings bacteria from creeks into the ocean,” stated Dr. Charity Dean, Health Officer. Additionally, the sediments from the January 9 debris

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4408 Cathedral Oaks Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone: 805-681-5526