Jon Frye

Engineer at the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District

Engineer at the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District

Jon Frye on KCRW

The chances of flooding and debris flowing to areas burned by the 2017 Thomas Fire have greatly dropped.

The risk of debris flows subsides as Montecito enters its third winter

The chances of flooding and debris flowing to areas burned by the 2017 Thomas Fire have greatly dropped.

from KCRW Features

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.

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