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High Wind Warning for Parts of Santa Barbara County – April 8-10, 2021
Advertencia de Viento Fuerte para partes del condado de Santa Bárbara – 8-10 de abril de 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the Santa Barbara County south coast and interior mountains starting this evening Thursday, April 8 through Saturday morning, April 10. Wind speeds of 25-40 mph with 60 mph gusts are expected. Damaging winds could blow down

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Santa Barbara County 2022 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Project Description The County of Santa Barbara is updating its Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJHMP). The purpose of the MJHMP Update is to improve disaster preparedness and reduce or eliminate risks to community, life, and property. The MJHMP was last updated in 2017 and this update will apply beginning

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Wind Advisory Issued for Portions of Santa Barbara County – March 15-16, 2021
Aviso de Viento emitido para partes del condado de Santa Bárbara – 15-16 de marzo de 2021

A Wind Advisory has been issued for the Santa Barbara County south coast and mountains effective Monday morning (3/15) through Tuesday 3/16 at 9am.  Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Tree limbs could be blown down and

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Wind Advisory Issued for Parts of Santa Barbara County – February 26-28, 2021
Aviso de Viento emitido para partes del condado de Santa Bárbara – 26-28 de febrero

The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for the Santa Barbara County south coast and mountains starting this afternoon (February 26) through early morning Sunday (February 28).  Use caution when outdoors and when driving.  More information is available at https://weather.gov/lox/ El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional emitió un

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Potential PSPS for parts of Santa Barbara County; Red Flag Warning Issued;
Posible corte de energía para partes condado de Santa Bárbara; Advertencia de Bandera Roja Emitidas

Potential PSPS in Parts of south Santa Barbara County – Posible corte de energía en partes en el sur del condado de Santa Bárbara Southern California Edison (SCE) has notified customers that it is considering a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in many parts of south Santa

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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Santa Barbara Co. Mountains – Dec 27-28, 2020 Advertencia de Tormental Invernal emitida para las montañas del condado de Santa Bárbara – 27 y 28 de diciembre de 2020

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Santa Barbara County mountains for Sunday night 12/27 through Monday evening 12/28. Significant snowfall expected at higher elevations with 15-25 mph winds and 40 mph gusts.  Rainfall with a slight chance of thunderstorms are forecast for

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Red Flag Warning for the Santa Barbara County Mountains in place until December 8th at 10pm
Advertencia de Bandera Roja en efecto para las montañas del condado de Santa Bárbara el 8 de diciembre hasta las 10 pm

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Santa Barbara County mountains in place Tuesday, December 8th until 10PM. A Red Flag Warning means warm temperatures, very low humidities, and strong winds are expected and combined can contribute to increased risk of

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Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) To Be Issued December 8 at 12PM (Noon); Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff in Parts of South Santa Barbara County
Alerta de Emergencia Inalámbrica (WEA) emitida el 8 de diciembre a las 12PM (mediodía); Posible Corte de Energía por Motivos de Seguridad Pública (PSPS) martes 8 de diciembre

The CA Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) has informed Santa Barbara County that they will be sending a wireless emergency alert (WEA), an audible alert over your cell phone, at noon today (December 8). Their message will remind all individuals within the Southern CA region that we

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Wind Advisory in Effect for Santa Barbara Co. South Coast and Mountains – November 30-December 1, 2020
Aviso de Viento en efecto para la costa sur y las montañas del condado de Santa Bárbara – 30 de noviembre a 1 de diciembre de 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Santa Barbara County south coast and mountains from 6 PM Monday, November 30 through 3 AM on Tuesday, December 1. Use caution when outdoors and when driving. Secure outdoor objects. For more information, visit https://www.weather.gov/lox/. – El

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Wind Advisory in Effect for Santa Barbara Co. Mountains – November 22-24, 2020
Aviso de Viento en efecto para las montañas del condado de Santa Bárbara – 22-24 de noviembre de 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Santa Barbara County south coast and mountains from 8 PM Sunday, November 22 through 3 AM on Tuesday, November 24. Use caution when outdoors and when driving. Secure outdoor objects. For more information, visit https://www.weather.gov/lox/. – El

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