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Storm Prompts Opening Of Evacuation Center, Some School Closures In Santa Barbara County

The storm system arriving on the Central and South Coasts Tuesday has prompted the opening of an evacuation center, and some school closures in Santa Barbara County.

A Red Cross Evacuation Center has been set up at the Goleta Valley Community Center.

Crane Country Day School, and El Montecito Preschool are closed. Lady of Mount Carmel, Montecito Union School, and Laguna Blanca Lower School are holding classes at alternate sites.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.