Jon Frye

Engineer at the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District

Engineer at the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District

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The debris flow in Montecito this past winter changed not only people’s lives but the physical landscape of the community, too.

New FEMA map helps homeowners rebuild after the Montecito debris flow

The debris flow in Montecito this past winter changed not only people’s lives but the physical landscape of the community, too.

from KCRW Features

Another winter storm resulted in another round of evacuations this week, but the “atmospheric river” that hit Southern California did not pack the expected punch.

Did this winter storm give us just the amount of rain we needed?

Another winter storm resulted in another round of evacuations this week, but the “atmospheric river” that hit Southern California did not pack the expected punch.

from The 805

Each time rain enters the forecast, emergency officials in Santa Barbara County worry about mudslides.

Rain gauges measure storm intensity in real time

Each time rain enters the forecast, emergency officials in Santa Barbara County worry about mudslides.

from The 805

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