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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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Wind Advisory in Effect for Santa Barbara Co. Mountains – November 16-17, 2020
Aviso de Viento en efecto para las montañas del condado de Santa Bárbara – 16-17 de noviembre de 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Santa Barbara County mountains from 10 PM Monday, November 16 through 12 PM (noon) on Tuesday, November 17. Use caution when outdoors and when driving. Secure outdoor objects. For more information, visit https://www.weather.gov/lox/. – El Servicio

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Heat Advisories Issued for Santa Barbara County

Heat Advisories are in effect throughout Santa Barbara County until Friday, October 2, 2020 until 8pm. Precautions and Tips to Stay Cool Take care of those who might not be aware of the danger or be able to react accordingly – especially the elderly, young children, and pets. Check

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CAISO Issues Stage 2 Warning for Rotating Outages; Excessive Heat Warnings, Red Flag Warning in effect for Santa Barbara County; Cooling Centers Available

CAISO Issues Stage 2 Warning The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has declared a WARNING due to fires throughout the state today.  Rotating outages may begin if the CAISO declares a stage 3 emergency, most likely during peak hours today Saturday 9/5 until 11pm tonight. Rotating outages

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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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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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