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Update on Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

By Aaron Briner
Mar 09, 2018 at 11:41 PM

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 24 hours. No evacuations are anticipated at this time.

“While all indication is that this storm will not meet the thresholds for debris flow, we are now monitoring a storm for the later part of next week,” said Rob Lewin, Director of the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management.

The County of Santa Barbara thanks the community for staying alert and connected. To register to receive emergency alerts through the countywide Aware and Prepare system and to access storm readiness information, please visit the Ready Santa Barbara County website at

Stay Connected:

It is critical that people in Santa Barbara County register to receive emergency alerts. Sign up for Aware and Prepare emergency alerts at If we can’t reach you, we can’t alert you.

For updates through social media, follow @montecitofire on Twitter and Facebook. For general information, call 2-1-1 from 805 area code or 800-400-1572 outside of 805, or text your zip code to 898-211.


Permanece Conectado:

Es muy importante que las personas en el Condado de Santa Bárbara se registren para recibir alertas de emergencias. Inscríbete en alertas de emergencia Informados y Preparados (Aware and Prepare) en Si no podemos localizarte, no podemos alertarte. 

Para actualizaciones por las redes sociales, sigue @csbenespanol en Twitter, @countyofsb en Facebook. Para información en general, llama al 2-1-1 desde el código de área 805, o al 800-400-1572 para fuera del 805, o manda por texto tu código postal al 898-211.

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