Another storm swept through Santa Barbara and Ventura counties Thursday night, and many had to evacuate. We get an update and learn how rain gauges can help prepare us for the next storm. Plus, a surprise drop out this week means there’s now only one candidate running for a seat on the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.
Evacuating before storms is the new normal
From this Episode:
How we learn from each storm
Rain that was once celebrated in drought-stricken Southern California is now feared by those living near recent wildfire burn zones. On Thursday , more than 20,000...
8 min, 47 sec
Rain gauges measure storm intensity in real time
Each time rain enters the forecast, emergency officials in Santa Barbara County worry about mudslides. The biggest questions are: how much rain will we get and how intense...
7 min, 52 sec
Who pays for debris clean up?
Santa Barbara County officials say they have spent about $46 million in emergency response, repairs and recovery work for the Thomas Fire and mudslides in Montecito. Most of...
5 min, 14 sec