Severe Weather Expected Through Thursday

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By the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management

Severe weather is expected in Santa Barbara County tonight into early Thursday morning.

The NWS predicts an increased risk for thunderstorms with strong rain, significant wind speeds, lightening, hail, and a remote chance of small and brief tornados or waterspouts.

Take steps to secure items that could be picked up by strong winds and be ready in the event of power outages

. If severe weather occurs, people should seek shelter indoors, in the most interior room, away from windows. Remain vigilant and stay alert to changing weather conditions.  

For the latest weather updates, visit www.weather.gov/lox.    


Se espera clima severo en el condado de Santa Bárbara desde esta noche hasta la madrugada del jueves. El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional pronostica un aumento del riesgo de tormentas eléctricas con fuertes lluvias, vientos de velocidad significativa, relámpagos, granizo y una mínima posibilidad de pequeños y breves tornados o trombas de agua. Tome medidas para asegurar los objetos que puedan ser levantados por los fuertes vientos y esté preparado en caso de cortes de electricidad. En caso de mal tiempo, las personas deben buscar refugio bajo techo, en el cuarto más interior, lejos de las ventanas. Permanezca vigilante y atento a las condiciones de clima cambiantes. Para obtener actualizaciones sobre las condiciones climáticas, visite www.weather.gov/lox.
 

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Shasta Guy Mar 30, 2023 08:41 AM
Severe Weather Expected Through Thursday

That weather put some late season snow on the ridge. Give it a look before it’s gone. It certainly brightened the start of my day today!

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