Severe weather is expected in Santa Barbara County tonight into early Thursday morning. The NWS predicts an increased risk for thunderstorms with strong rain, significant wind speeds, lightning, hail, and a remote chance of small and brief tornados or waterspouts.
- Take steps to secure items that could be picked up by strong winds and be ready in the event of power outages.
- If severe weather occurs, people should seek shelter indoors, in the most interior room, away from windows.
- Remain vigilant and stay alert to changing weather conditions.
- For the latest weather updates, visit https://www.weather.gov/lox/
Stay informed and register for emergency alerts from Santa Barbara County at ReadySBC.org.