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Evacuation Border Map and Debris Flow Risk Area Map

Update by the County of Santa Barbara
9:30 a.m., March 2, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with fire agencies and other public safety officials, has announced that effective at 9 a.m. today, March 2, Mandatory Evacuation Orders are lifted for all areas.

Preliminary reports indicate that the storm caused minor damage in the area. No damages
were sustained to utility infrastructure.

“Together we made it through the first winter storm since the 1/9 Debris Flow. On behalf of all public safety and emergency officials, we want to thank you for staying informed, being prepared and following the evacuation orders issued yesterday. We know that being evacuated is a tremendous hardship and we did not make this decision lightly. Because of your cooperation we were able to get through this together,” said Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown.

Emergency Operations partners will be analyzing the evacuation process and thresholds for this event. Emergency Operations will use this information to make decisions for future rain debris.

Tom Fayram, Deputy Director of the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District, added “The catch basins were effective. The creek channels, roads were able to handle the rain and
debris.”

The County’s interactive evacuation map will be updated today to reflect changes made to evacuation orders. Please visit ReadySBC.org to access the interactive evacuation map or call the Public Information Call Center at 833-688-5551 for assistance.

If evacuated residents who are returning to their residences have a need for wheelchair or other specialized transport needs, call Easy Lift at 805-681-1180.


Update by the County of Santa Barbara
11:00 a.m., March 1, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with other public safety officials, has issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order effective today (Thursday, March 1) at noon for individuals near the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier fire burn areas throughout Santa Barbara south coast (in Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria) due to an approaching winter storm. Individuals must be out of the evacuation area by 6 p.m. today (Thursday, March 1).

The National Weather Service indicates that there is a potential for rainfall to exceed the 0.5 inch per hour threshold. Officials hope to return individuals to their homes as soon as it is safe to do so. To determine if a residence or business is in the evacuation area, consult the evacuation boundaries map at ReadySBC.org.

The potential for debris flows being triggered is low to moderate. Waterway flows may be rapid and blockage and overtopping in waterways is expected. Roads may be flooded and impassable. People close to and immediately downstream of choke points may be endangered. It is important that community members understand the seriousness of the situation and follow the direction of authorities.

Red Cross has established an evacuation center at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara. Anyone evacuated or otherwise affected by the approaching storm is welcome to find relief and comfort at this location. Earl Warren Showgrounds is also accepting large animals. For assistance evacuating large and small animals, contact Santa Barbara County Animal Services hotline at 805-681-4332.

According to Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown, “The decision to evacuate these areas is being made out of an abundance of caution. Due to the size and breadth of the evacuation area, not all residents will be contacted in person. Do not wait for deputies or someone else to come to your home or business. Everyone should begin the evacuation process now. Community members should check with their neighbors to see if they need help to evacuate.”

The California Highway Patrol, the National Weather Service and public safety partners will monitor storm activity to ensure Highway 101 remains open to facilitate resident evacuations. If Highway 101 needs to be closed, CHP would do so just prior to the arrival of the intense portion of the storm. Bands of rain, timing and intensity will guide this decision. Closure information will be communicated broadly to the public as decisions are made.

Community members should go to ReadySBC.org for up-to-date information on evacuations and road closures.


Update by the County of Santa Barbara
6:00 p.m., February 28, 2018
 

No Changes in Evacuation Level for South Santa Barbara County This Evening, Feb. 28

The Recommended Evacuation Warning remains in place for the Thomas, Whittier and Sherpa Fire burn areas along the Santa Barbara County south coast (in Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria). A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for these areas beginning at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, March 1 to 9 a.m. Friday, March 2.

The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates that the heaviest rainfall is now predicted to arrive around midnight Thursday and will continue for a 6-hour period into Friday. Total expected rainfall for this storm is 1 inch for the coastal areas and 1.5 to 3 inches for the foothills and mountains. Rain intensities are predicted to be between 0.33 inches and 0.5 inches per hour. The threshold for a debris flow is 0.5 inches per hour or greater. Therefore, no Mandatory Evacuation Order is being issued tonight (Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018).

Public safety officials are continuously evaluating weather predictions and may issue a Mandatory Evacuation Order tomorrow morning (Thursday, March 1) if warranted.  At rainfall rates of 0.33 to 0.5 inches per hour, people near streams and channels could be threatened by debris flows.

According to the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office, “If at any time people feel threatened, take immediate action. Do not wait for a notification. Those with access and functional needs and those with large animals should leave during this Recommended Evacuation Warning period.”

School districts will contact families through their established communication channels regarding any possible school closures.

Community members are encouraged to go to ReadySBC.org for up-to-date information on evacuations and road closures.


Update by the County of Santa Barbara
11:11 a.m., February 28, 2018

Evacuation Boundaries Map for the Recommended Evacuation Warning Available at ReadySBC.org

An evacuation boundaries map is now available at ReadySBC.org which shows communities near or below the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier Fire burn areas that are under the Recommended Evacuation Warning currently in effect. This map will be updated to reflect any changes to evacuations.

Additional evacuation information will be provided by 6 p.m. today (Wednesday, Feb. 28).


 

Update by the County of Santa Barbara
7:45 p.m., February 27, 2018

RECOMMENDED EVACUATION WARNING ISSUED FOR PARTS OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY EFFECTIVE 8 A.M. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with other public safety officials, has elevated the current Pre-Evacuation Advisory to a Recommended Evacuation Warning for the Thomas, Sherpa and Whittier burn areas (in Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria) due to an approaching winter storm. This Recommended Evacuation Warning becomes effective at 8 a.m. tomorrow Wednesday, Feb. 28.

The National Weather Service predicts that a storm arriving Thursday night and continuing through Friday will have rainfall in the range of 1/3 to 2/3 of an inch per hour. NWS informed the County that moderate to heavy rainfall rates early Friday may be enough to generate isolated mud and debris flows near burn areas. The communities near and below the Thomas, Sherpa, and Whittier burn areas are strongly recommended to relocate to safer locations for their own safety. High risk for loss of life and property exists.

According to the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office, “If at any time people feel threatened, take immediate action. Do not wait for a notification. Those with access and functional needs and those with large animals should leave.”

Additional evacuation information will be provided by 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28. If a Mandatory Evacuation Order is issued, all persons must be out of the designated areas by Thursday, March 1 at 9 a.m.

The location for evacuation centers and animal shelters will be announced Wednesday, Feb. 28. Schools will remain open on Wednesday. School districts will contact individuals through their established communication channels regarding school closures.

To determine if you are located near or below one of the burn areas, access the interactive map at ReadySBC.org.


Update by the County of Santa Barbara
February 26, 2018

PRE-EVACUATION ADVISORY TO REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. 

Public Asked to Remain Vigilant of Storm System Arriving Thursday Afternoon. The Pre-Evacuation Advisory issued by County officials for the Sherpa, Whittier, Alamo and Thomas Fire burn areas remains in effect. No evacuations are being ordered for the Monday/Tuesday storm. However, thunderstorms can appear with little to no warning and can cause debris flows. 

The National Weather Service has updated its forecast for Monday and Tuesday and has reduced the threat of minor debris flows for all burn areas in Santa Barbara County.  The threat for minor debris flows is 5% due to possible thunderstorms forecasted in the Tuesday morning hours between 4:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Clean-up efforts in our debris basins have now improved capacity for minor debris flows. 

The Pre-Evacuation Advisory will remain in effect as the prediction for the storm on Thursday may meet evacuation thresholds. The public must remain vigilant as flash floods, mud and debris flows can happen with little or no warning. County agencies, emergency officials and NWS will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as needed. 

 Residents are encouraged to visit the Ready Santa Barbara County website at ReadySBC.org for updates. To go directly to the Interactive Debris Flow Risk Areas map, visit  ReadySBC.org/StormReadyMap 


Source: County of Santa Barbara
February 25, 2018

Unstable Storm Expected in the Area Monday Night Through Tuesday Morning: A Pre-Evacuation Advisory has been issued for the Sherpa, Whittier, Thomas and Alamo Fire burn areas due to an approaching winter storm.

The National Weather Service forecast indicates that a storm will be arriving Monday, February 26 late in the afternoon and will continue into Tuesday, February 27. Generally, rainfall amounts will be less than 0.33 inches. However, because of the instability associated with this storm the predications currently show a possibility of isolated rain totals in some areas of between 0.50 and 1 inch where thunderstorms develop. These amounts are capable of producing minor debris flows and flooding below the Sherpa, Whittier, Thomas and Alamo Fire burn areas.

The County, emergency officials and the National Weather Service are closely monitoring the situation and will alert the public with more information as the storm approaches. Impact areas need to prepare for the possibility of an evacuation for Monday evening.

If at any time during this storm, or any storm, anyone feels threatened, action should be taken to leave for high ground or a safe area. Do not wait for a notification. If an individual or family has access or functional needs, or has large animals to move, consider leaving well in advance. For more information on the risk please go to ReadySBC.org. To go directly to the Interactive Debris Flow Risk Areas map, visit ReadySBC.org/StormReadyMap. Please also standby for future updates.


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a-1527003086 Mar 02, 2018 07:04 PM
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MrTrump, how was the slide you prognosticated in your Feb. 26 comment? Or did you mean that someday Montecito will have another slide? Gotta agree with you on the latter.

Flicka Mar 02, 2018 12:11 PM
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We can all just be thankful this rain didn't cause much damage, just little overflows in Montecito that I know of. There was plenty of warning, better safe than sorry. In the original flow of 1/9 only about 10-15% of those in the mandatory area left, after deputies knocked on every door. "Flash flood" warnings somehow didn't resonate with people living by a creek, even in the lower areas of Montecito.

a-1527003086 Mar 02, 2018 06:59 AM
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County Flood Control put lights on the creeks in Montecito to see how water was flowing all night. Thank you for the careful preparations, Jon Frye and Tom Fayram. We all appreciate your hard work to keep us safe! A light steady rainfall helped our gardens but didn't create a 1/9 debris flow emergency...this time. Thank you to all County of S.B. workers, and KEYT for keeping us informed all night. Hopefully, KEYT reporters stayed warm during the night as they kept watch for us!

Shasta Guy Mar 01, 2018 10:03 PM
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Rainfall totals so far are light per the rainfall map from county: https://rain.cosbpw.net/home.php You can select time interval for the storm total. In the past 6 hrs we have 0.91" above Refugio Canyon, 0.54 above Telecote, and up to about 0.30" above parts of Montecito.

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 09:24 PM
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Hope it's not a "bust" - we need the water desperately! I mean I'd hate for there to be more mudslides, but that's just a fact that we need to get used to. We still need water.

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 04:45 PM
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I hate to say it, but I don't think we're getting any rain. It's been pushed back all day. It was supposed to be raining by 10am today.

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 08:48 PM
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this was a reply to Fitness1... so much for replying to specific posts; it simply does not work.

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 08:45 PM
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I guess you mean heaviest rain around 2 A.M. ?? I'm sure they want people out while there's still some daylight; people must still be leaving. True, Horsegirl, I'm about 8 miles from danger and the rain woke me at 3 a.m. on that ill-fated morning. It's been drizzling/gently raining by La Cumbre Plaza for 2 hours or more.

therealbebe Mar 01, 2018 06:53 PM
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I hate the downvote function. It's totally frivilous and I wish Edhat would do away with it. Nothing wrong with your comment that I can see. I'll always remember the commenters early on the 9th, saying how they would "believe it when they see it" and had "plenty of beer" at any rate. Ah well.

Shasta Guy Mar 01, 2018 06:00 PM
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According to the 8km IR animated map for the west which can be linked to the weather links at SBiTZ.net, there is a long arc of moisture out in the Pacific that's been producing rain up north which is slowly working its way down to us. Pay attention to that because that's probably what will soak us later tonight.

horsegirl Mar 01, 2018 05:19 PM
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Why did I get downvoted? It’s the truth - the day of the mudslide the storm kept stalling and we kept saying oh it doesn’t look like we’re going to get anything and throughout the day the storm looked nothing like how bad it actually was. We might not get rain but now I’m wary to discount the intensity of a storm

Fitness1 Mar 01, 2018 05:17 PM
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It actually looks like the bulk of the rain is coming after 8pm & continuing thru the night. Heaviest rainfall around 2pm. Weather.com graphics are good & usually (in my experience, anyway) pretty accurate. Maybe that's why they wanted everyone out by 6?

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 02:40 PM
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FREE rides to Red Cross at Earl Warren, KEYT website: " Lyft and Uber are offering free rides to and from the Red Cross storm evacuation center at Earl Warren Showgrounds to all residents affected by the mandatory evacuations.To request on Uber, enter the promo code STAYSAFE18 in the payment section of your Uber ride app under "Promotions." The offer is good for one trip up to $40 on uberX and uberXL and it's valid through Sunday, March 4, 2018." To redeem on Lyft, use the promo code SBSTORM in the promotions section of the Lyft app. The offer is good for rides up to $50. Pick-ups or drop-offs must be within the coverage area of Earl Warren Showgrounds.

TWOSCOOPS Mar 01, 2018 01:13 PM
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CHP Traffic Website, today, Thurs: "1:05 PM STARTING TO RAIN (in Goleta)" and you can keep track of road conditions: http://cad.chp.ca.gov/Traffic.aspx

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 12:06 PM
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Thank you, Sheriff Brown, for your measured and calm approach to evacuations.

mrtrump Mar 01, 2018 11:56 AM
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What a farce. The mandatory evacuation order should have been issued yesterday. Now, thousands of people, including elderly people, have 6 hours to get out. Once it starts raining, the roads will be slick with mud.

a-1527003086 Mar 01, 2018 02:14 PM
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Yes and no. IMO the County's Wednesday announcement is minimal to a fault. Sheriff Brown said on Wednesday evening (last night), "There’s a very likely scenario that we will order an evacuation tomorrow morning if the storm either stays at the current predicted level or if it is predicted to intensify," (per NH article) but the County uses much softer language, that they "MAY" order mandatory evacuations. The County should be both realistic and lean toward the more extreme option in their predictions, a la Sheriff Brown.

therealbebe Mar 01, 2018 12:44 PM
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Mr. Trump, if after the last catastrophic event these people are still not paying attention, then I truly fear for the human race.

mrtrump Mar 01, 2018 12:23 PM
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To the real bebe @ 12:10 P.M- People don't listen to "advisory" warnings. That's why most of the people killed on January 9 were in the "advisory" evacuation zones. Only mandatory orders are effective. Even then, much of Montecito should be declared uninhabitable, condemned and turned into a large debris catch basin to prevent debris from flowing onto Highway 101.

therealbebe Mar 01, 2018 12:10 PM
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The pre-evacuation warning/advisory was issued on Sunday the 25th, with regular updates each day. You know this for a fact, because you have bee commenting on it ever since. Residents have had almost four days to be proactive in their preparations. If they have been laying around doing nothing in preparation for this possibility, and ignoring four days of warnings, updates and forecasts, then yes, six hours would be a farce.

Flicka Mar 01, 2018 09:12 AM
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TWOSCOOPS has it right, everyone should become a member of Edhat. A dollar a week won't break the bank. Good to be supportive of Edhat from all of us who enjoy it.

CivilEngineer Mar 01, 2018 03:55 PM
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I think they should make all memberships paid to comment and that we should use our real names. That would cut down on the unhelpful comments sometimes seen here.

TWOSCOOPS Mar 01, 2018 08:43 AM
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Please support Edhat by paying for a membership. The next few days Edhat will get heavy usage. There are 802 paid memberships. 30,902 total subscribers, that's 2.6%. To send a check, mail to Edhat, P.O. Box 3846, S.B. CA 93130.

Shasta Guy Feb 28, 2018 06:35 AM
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Presently, the doppler radar for our area and the southwest sector is clear, and the GEOS IR map shows that the rain activity is still far away. You can check them for yourself on the links at SBitZ.net. The real rain starts hitting late tonight and tomorrow. Know your situation if you are in a denuded watershed. We'll probably be doing this drill several times before the rainy season ends.

Shasta Guy Feb 28, 2018 06:46 PM
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My bad. Based on earlier forecasts I thought the precip would be starting shortly after midnight tonight.

Shasta Guy Feb 28, 2018 06:46 PM
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My bad. Based on earlier forecasts I thought the precip would be starting shortly after midnight tonight.

raygold Feb 28, 2018 12:09 PM
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No Shasta Guy, there is no rain forecasted for tonight. The forecast is for late tomorrow night (Thursday).

Shasta Guy Feb 26, 2018 06:04 PM
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I just posted another weather link on SBitZ.net for SB Internet natural phenomena resources. I do the same thing Channelfog with the Vandenberg Radar which can be linked to at SBitZ.net. This is all about being informed, and understanding how these things impact your personal situation. Those sets of links help you figure out your own risk. The night before the mudslides I posted that we were getting set up for something like a "Lahar" which is an unstoppable, violent flow of mud water and rocks from a volcanic area. I only wish I had been more forceful in my language. If you have denuded hillside above you, you better understand whether or not if there is a band of strong precipitation coming your way. The Vandenberg Doppler is great for that.

Shasta Guy Feb 28, 2018 06:52 PM
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I've just organized the links at SBiTZ.net by topic, and they are all cleaned up. All the weather links are first, and you'll figure out the rest. Everyone had great suggestions.

Fitness1 Feb 26, 2018 02:56 PM
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I now live just over the county line in SLO County, and we are getting some pretty good rainfall right now! So stay alert everybody! I used to live in Montecito & saw Josie almost every day at the Y. My old neighborhood is mostly washed away. SO heartbreaking on so many levels. Please let's everyone be safe.

a-1527003086 Feb 26, 2018 04:42 PM
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Thanks for the report. I'm hoping that everybody understands now that we are very vulnerable now and for the next couple of years to heavy rainfall. Yes, I miss Josie also...

a-1527003086 Feb 26, 2018 11:22 AM
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It was concern about being seen as over-protective that caused the Sheriff's office to issue inadequate evac orders in January. There were so many complaints about the length of the Thomas fire evacuation, which, since the firefight was successful, did not appear to be "necessary" in retrospect. That's the problem, when you evacuate and the disaster is successfully forestalled, people think evacuation was unnecessary. I appreciate they're trying to step up now. The thing is, we all want them to be wrong, right? We would like to find that evacuation was unnecessary, but with the precarious situation of Montecito's hillsides that's not something we can know before the fact.

Flicka Feb 26, 2018 08:54 AM
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I think we are getting "overprotective, panic laden warnings", as one commenter stated, is because it's better to be safe than sorry. To heck with the "suing" claim of paranoia. People complained about the "lack of warning" about the debris flow, even though there were flash flood warnings a couple days ahead of the 8th-9th.

yin yang Feb 26, 2018 08:06 PM
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Responding to several comments here: It may be overblown, it sounds so, but get used to it! It'll be this way for several years. Emergency Services (ES) does HAVE to do this to protect the community at risk, and to protect themselves from claims. Remember, ES has a plan to close 101 two hours before a rainstorm. Oh will the stuff hit the fan if that happens! Everybody commenting has valid points.

TWOSCOOPS Feb 26, 2018 08:46 AM
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Thanks, CHANNELFOG! I enjoy Doppler Radar and am a details person myself. Based on what I learn from the science at hand such as radar, I can make my own predictions. The County has been on top of this. Lots of good information at the numerous press conferences. KEYT has stepped up, with really much better coverage.

haskelslocal Feb 26, 2018 08:32 AM
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Like the rains we no longer receive in SB, this type of response tactic is over-blown. The only reason we're getting over-corrective, panic laden "warnings" is because of pending lawsuits in relation to possible misinformation that lead to loss of life. It won't work. As soon as another non-rain event comes through, right after everyone's been asked to evacuate, it's only going to create a collective ignorance of this cry wolf strategy. Stop with the fear mongering parade.

Channelfog Feb 26, 2018 08:27 AM
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Vandenburg AFB live radar images are the best for seeing what is happening over the next hour or more. One can see the advancing waves of rain and time activities accordingly. We have been able to fit in many short, dry dog walks between rain thanks to this radar.

Channelfog Feb 28, 2018 07:45 AM
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This is the link to the composite radar loop that I use. https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=VBX&product=NCR&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

a-1527003086 Feb 26, 2018 10:29 AM
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Is this what you're talking about, or is there a better site? https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=vbx

a-1527003086 Feb 26, 2018 07:54 AM
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Weather 805 twitter link: https://twitter.com/805Weather. Thank you for this link, SHASTA GUY. SBitZ.net is for people who love lots and lots of detail. Thank you John Wiley for setting it up, and thank you SHASTA GUY for the resources list. We should all learn how to read Doppler radar to make our own informed choices based on radar images of rain in 805.

Shasta Guy Feb 26, 2018 07:32 AM
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We've got moisture coming in this week. Thanks to the SBC for giving everyone a head's up. If you want to track the weather developments for yourself, go to SBitZ.net and look for the link: Internet Resources for Natural Phenomena Affecting Santa Barbara. What may happen this week may be nothing or it may be disruptive. Those links are tools to help you get info without waiting for someone to tell you. We are wanting to add more links to give more people more decision making power.

a-1527003086 Feb 26, 2018 06:06 AM
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KEYT live interview by phone this morning Robert Lewin, OEM: "Chance of minor debris flow, trajectory of storm tonight is overland rather than over water, and thus, less total rain. Sand bags are available. Kids should go to school today, but check tomorrow for schools possibly closed. The storm later this week AND next week, too early to say if there will be a pre-evacuation advisory."

mrtrump Feb 26, 2018 05:41 AM
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A much stronger storm is coming in on Thursday. Montecito is facing another slide.

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