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Winter Storm Update - January 11, 12:00 p.m.

Post Date:01/11/2018 12:00 PM

Public Safety

Search and rescue efforts are continuing in Montecito today.The US 101 remains closed at Highway 150 in the northbound direction and at Milpas in the southbound direction.There latest estimate of when Highway 101 will be reopened is Monday. However transportation between Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties is available with Amtrak, the Condor Express and Island Packers.

A press conference will be held again today at 4 p.m. and will be broadcast on KEYT Channel 3.

A Family Assistance Center remains open at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Barbara (21 East Constance Avenue, Santa Barbara).The phone number is 805-364-1822.The Red Cross also has an online tool for people in a disaster to report their location and for people to search for a missing person(s). Go to

Free sand and bags are located in Goleta at the following locations:

  • 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)

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Evacuation orders and warnings remain the same.