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Wind Advisory Issued for Parts of Santa Barbara County – February 24, 2021
Aviso de Viento emitido para partes del condado de Santa Bárbara – 24 de febrero

The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for the Santa Barbara County south coast and mountains for this afternoon through late tonight (February 24).  Use caution when outdoors and when driving.  More information is available at https://weather.gov/lox/ El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional emitió un Aviso de Viento

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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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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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