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Evacuation orders lifted in Santa Barbara County Wednesday morning

Posted at 7:22 AM, Mar 06, 2019

The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management says evacuation orders for all areas in Santa Barbara County were lifted as of 8:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Showers are expected through Wednesday, March 6, but rainfall is not anticipated to reach critical levels to cause debris flows.

Residents are advised to stay alert to their surroundings and changing conditions.

Many roads may be impassable or have standing water and mud. Use caution when returning home and navigating these areas.

If evacuated residents who are returning to their residences have a need for a wheelchair or other specialized transport needs, call the County’s Emergency Call Center at (833) 688-5551.

For additional information, please go to or call the County’s Emergency Call Center at (833) 688-5551.