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EVACUATION ORDERS have been issued for the following areas in Santa Barbara County:

➡️ Properties along waterways associated with the Thomas, Cave and Alisal burn areas.

➡️ Properties in the vicinity of Sycamore Creek, from Stanwood Drive down to parts of Ninos Drive, in the city of Santa Barbara.

➡️ All state campgrounds including Gaviota, Refugio, El Capitan and Carpinteria

This EVACUATION ORDER is effective as on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 2 p.m. and is due to an incoming storm arriving today, Feb. 3 and lasting through Tuesday, Feb. 5 with the potential to produce flash flooding, debris flows and landslides.

Please reference the interactive map at to determine if your home/property is in the evacuation order area.

Carpinterians are encouraged to use our self-serve sandbag station at City Hall to help protect their homes and properties. The station is located in our Public Works yard at the back of the City Hall property, 5775 Carpinteria Ave. If sandbags are not available at City Hall, please visit Lower Manning Park at 449 San Ysidro Road in Montecito.

Storm related closures:

✔️Carpinteria Unified School District schools (Monday, Feb. 5)

✔️Carpinteria State Beach (until further notice)

✔️Carpinteria Creek bike path (through next week)

✔️Carpinteria Skate Park (through Tuesday, Feb. 6)

✔️Senior programing (Monday, Feb. 5)

✔️Carpinteria Community Pool (Monday, Feb. 5)

At this time, Carpinteria City Hall is expected to remain open on Monday, Feb. 5.

Carpinterians are strongly encouraged to stay informed by signing up for Ready SBC alerts at The SB County Call Center is also open at (833) 688-5551. The City of Carpinteria provides regular local updates through Facebook, Instagram and the “Latest News” section of the City website at