Yesterday, Friday, January 6, the County of Santa Barbara held a press conference and released a map indicating areas of increased risk for flood/debris flows due to the recent burn areas.
Several sections of Montecito, Toro Canyon, all of Carpinteria, and Rincon are among the most at risk. As well as a small section of western Goleta, near Tecolote Canyon is in a risk area. View the interactive map below and here: http://bit.ly/2lYXRFO.
The National Weather Service is predicting rain for early next week. (http://www.weather.gov/lox/). Officials are advising that now is the time to be prepared for potential storm impacts. Learn more on the City of Goleta’s website here and on the County’s website here.
Free sand and bags are located in the following locations:
- 401 East Yanonali Street, Santa Barbara City Annex yard
- Fire Station 11 (6901 Frey Way and Storke Road just south of Santa Felicia, across from the main post office)
- Fire Station 14 (320 Los Carneros Road next to the Stow House Museum lot)
- Goleta Valley Community Center (5679 Hollister Avenue)
Officials are also advising residents to sign up for emergency notifications from the City and the County. Information on how to register can be found here.