Storm Information and Preparedness Center

INFORMATION AND UPDATES FROM THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA

County, State and FEMA

Resources, Documents, and Data

Learn about the County's rainfall and storm monitoring systems, Hydrology reports, FEMA Floodplain data and more.

> The Homeowners Guide to Flood Preparations ( Español)

> Go to the Document Center

> Information and Resources

Countywide Coverage

Rainfall, River and Reservoir Monitoring

Near real-time Rainfall, River, and Reservoir Information from more than 50 gauges located throughout the County

> View Reports and Maps

For Individuals and Businesses

Flood and Storm
FAQ's

Need sandbags? Do you live in a floodplain? What about insurance? Get answers here.

> Read FAQ's

> Get Sandbags

> How to fill & use sandbags

> Isla Vista-Del Playa Information

> NWS Flood Terminology & Definitions

Protect What Matters

Flood
Insurance

Standard homeowner's insurance doesn't cover flooding. Learn how to protect yourself financially.

> Visit FloodSmart.gov

> Understand Your Risk


Weather Info & Forecasts

Current Reservoir Levels

Cachuma
44.1%
Gibraltar
98.8%
Jameson
52.3%
Twitchell
32.5%