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Evacuation Order Lifted/Cancelado la Orden de Evacuation 100 Block Orange Ave in Goleta

5:46PM Evacuation orders for the 100 block of Orange Ave in Goleta have been lifted. Residents may return home. Use caution as personnel and equipment are still on scene. Se ha cancelado la Orden de Evacuación para el bloque 100 de Orange Ave en Goleta. Los residentes

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Heat Advisory, Wind Advisory issued for parts of Santa Barbara County – July 30 – August 1, 2020

UPDATE: A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Santa Barbara County south coast and mountains from 3 pm Friday, July 31 through 3 am Saturday, August 1. Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects and make driving difficult, especially for drivers of high profile vehicles. Tree

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High Temperatures throughout Santa Barbara County, Heat Advisory for Cuyama Valley – July 11 & 12, 2020

Santa Barbara County will experience daytime temperatures 10-15 degrees higher than normal the weekend of July 11-12, 2020.  A Heat Advisory has all been issued for the Cuyama Valley beginning Saturday, July 11 at 11 AM through Sunday, July 12 at 8 PM.  Residents and visitors should

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Sundowners and Elevated Fire Danger Expected for South Santa Barbara County – July 6-7, 2020

Sundowners and Elevated Fire Danger Expected for South Santa Barbara County – July 6-7, 2020 For the most current notifications from the local National Weather Service (NWS) office, visit www.weather.gov/lox/ Be Prepared!               Have flashlights handy. Remove dead trees and overhanging branches.

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Drum Fire Update: Evacuation Warning Lifted – June 15, 2020

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the Evacuation Warning for the area affected by the Drum Fire.  If you are returning home, use caution as emergency personnel may still be on scene. La Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Santa Bárbara ha cancelado la Advertencia

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Family Assistance Center Open for Families of Conception Boat Incident

Family Assistance Center Open for Families of Conception Boat Incident

A Family Assistance Center (FAC) is open at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, 93105. Resources and information are available for family, friends, and loved ones of those involved in the Conception dive boat incident. Read full Press Release.

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HIGH WINDS CREATE POTENTIAL FOR POWER OUTAGES IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

HIGH WINDS CREATE POTENTIAL FOR POWER OUTAGES IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

Parts of Santa Barbara County are experiencing localized power outages. Residents and businesses should prepare now to minimize the impact of these outages. Read full Press Release.

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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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FULL OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON US HIGHWAY 101 AT OLIVE MILL ROAD NEXT WEEK FOR BRIDGE RAIL REPLACEMENT PROJECT

FULL OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON US HIGHWAY 101 AT OLIVE MILL ROAD NEXT WEEK FOR BRIDGE RAIL REPLACEMENT PROJECT

A project to replace the bridge rails on the US Highway 101 Overcrossing at Olive Mill Road which were damaged during the Montecito flooding this past January will continue with overnight highway closures starting on August 26 with the installation of wooden support beams underneath the existing bridge. News Release, Map

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