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Feb 2024 Storms

Please see the below summary of the most recent forecasts for the storm that is expected to impact the Tri-County area. Storm 2: Saturday Night through Tuesday (Feb 3-6) Better clarity on timing and amounts Peak Sunday through Monday Strong and damaging winds Large...

High Wind Event

Northerly Winds and Potentially Critical Fire Weather Conditions across Southern Santa Barbara Return to Emergency...

NPM WEEK 4: RECOVERY

The final weekly topic for National Preparedness Month will cover the recovery efforts you can expect after a disaster.    What are considered recovery efforts for disasters?    FEMA defines recovery as “[the] actions taken to return to a normal or an even safer...

NPM WEEK 3: RESPONSE

This week’s topic for National Preparedness Month will cover the response efforts you can take during a disaster. What are considered response efforts for disasters?   This one is also self-explanatory. However, FEMA defines response as “activities that address the...

NPM Week 2: Preparedness

This week’s topic for National Preparedness Month will cover the preparedness efforts you can take to prepare for disasters.     What are considered preparedness efforts for disasters?    While this one is self-explanatory, FEMA defines preparedness as “a continuous...

NPM Week 1: Mitigation

This week’s topic for National Preparedness Month will cover the mitigation efforts you can take to prepare for disasters.  What are mitigation efforts concerning natural or man-made disasters?   FEMA defines mitigation as the “effort[s] to reduce loss of life and...