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More Storms Jan. 13-17: What to Expect

The storm system arriving today, Jan. 13, is forecast to be less severe than recent storms. Rainfall should peak on Saturday with 1-1.5 inches along the coast and 2-3 inches in the foothills and mountains. We expect some strong south winds and possible thunderstorms on Monday.

Watch for:

  • Minor flooding in some already saturated areas.
  • Ongoing high surf conditions that could present serious risk when paired with higher tides beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Be prepared:

  • Travel before the next storm hits.
  • Visit  for tips on protecting your home.
  • Pick up sandbags at the City of Carpinteria Public Works Yard at 5775 Carpinteria, Ave.
  • Note that the eastern end of Padaro Lane is currently limited to one-way travel over the bridge at Arroyo Paredon, which is covered in mud.