Articles From : Edhat Staff

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    Air Rescues Continue in Montecito

    Air rescues and evacuations continue for victims of the mudslides in the Montecito area.

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    Can Summerland Residents Travel to Carpinteria?

    An edhat reader wants to know if Summerland residents can travel to Carpinteria?

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    Emergency Water Distribution in Montecito

    The Montecito Water District is providing emergency water for customers and residents in the area.

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    Boil Water Advisory Closes Restaurants

    Officials have issued a closure for restaurants in the Montecito and Summerland area due to the boil water advisory.

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    Montecito Declared Public Safety Zone

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff has declared a Public Safety Exclusion Zone to facilitate ongoing rescue and recovery operations.

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    Emergency Ferry Operations Available

    Two local boating companies are offering ferry services from Santa Barbara to Ventura due to the closure of Highway 101.

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    Natural Gas Shut Off for Montecito

    For safety reasons, natural gas will be shut off to most parts of Montecito on Tuesday evening.

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    Press Conference of Montecito Mudslide Updates

    Santa Barbara County officials held a press conference with updates on the mudslides. Watch the recording on edhat.

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    Winter Storm Evacuation and Call Centers

    [Update]: An evacuation center is open for residents who have been affected by the winter storm.

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    Montecito Mudslide Photos

    Edhat readers share their storm photos from Montecito and Santa Barbara.

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    Air Drones Not Permitted

    Santa Barbara County has canceled their Board of Supervisors meeting for Tuesday, and remind people that air drones are not permitted.

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    Helicopter Destinations?

    Does anyone know where the helicopters are going?

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    Six Influenza Related Deaths Reported

    The Public Health Department confirms there were 6 deaths from influenza in the past two weeks within Santa Barbara County.

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    School Closures on Tuesday

    Several schools in Santa Barbara County have closed Tuesday due to the storm.

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    Reports of People Trapped

    Roger reports hearing several people trapped and unable to receive help in the Montecito area.

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    Large Structure Fire in Montecito, Numerous Gas Leaks

    Roger reports a large structure fire in Montecito with firefighters unable to reach the home, numerous homes destroyed and gas leaks.

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    Numerous Power Outages and Floods

    Edhat readers are reporting floods and power outages throughout the Santa Barbara and Montecito areas.

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    Rain Advisory Health Risks

    Officials recommend people avoid contact with floodwater due to potentially elevated levels of contamination with raw sewage and other toxic or hazardous substances that may be present.

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    Officer Involved Shooting in Santa Maria

    [Update]: Santa Maria Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Sunday evening.

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    Evacuations Orders Updated

    [Update]: New voluntary evacuations have been issued for parts of Tepusquet Canyon near the Alamo Fire Burn Area, all other evacuation areas below the Thomas, Whittier, Sherpa and Rey Fire Burn areas remain.

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