Rain gauges installed in southern Santa Barbara County to help better predict storms

#### IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE MONTECITO MUDSLIDES… SANTA BARBARA FLOOD CONTROL HAS INSTALLED SIX HIGH-TECH RAIN GAUGES TO BETTER PREDICT FUTURE STORMS. THREE GAUGES WERE INSTALLED AT WEATHER MONITORING STATIONS ON THE CHANNEL ISLANDS… THREE MORE IN THE WATERSHEDS ABOVE MONTECITO. OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL RELAY REAL-TIME STORM INFORMATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE… […]

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Wind turbine piece falls off semi, power outage and Highway 50 blocked

IT’S NOT SOMETHING YOU SEE EVERY DAY… A BIG HUGE PIECE OF A WIND TURBINE BLOCKING THE HIGHWAY. THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED EARLY THIS MORNING NEAR FOWLER… IN OTERO COUNTY,…AFTER A SEMI TRUCK LOST IT’S LOAD… THE ACCIDENT…SHUTTI NG DOWN PART OF HIGHWAY 50 FOR MOST OF THE DAY. NEWS 5’S CAITI BLASE LIVE IN […]

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Winds Picking Up

TURN THINGS OVER TO METEROLOGIST TOM HARRIS TO FIND OUT WHAT WE CAN EXPECT. TOM? SKYCAM Source: KCCI Location: Huxley, IA A quick blast of winter weather, wreaked havoc on Iowa roads today. Causing that 70-vehicle pileup south of Huxley — around 10-30 this morning. PKG information for editorial use: OUTCUE: STANDARD TO: 1:51 DURATION:1:51 […]

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