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Recent Weather Forecasts Show Rain in Ojai’s Forecast: Here are Some Helpful Items to Consider

A storm is expected to impact Ventura County beginning Wednesday, through Thursday afternoon. This storm is not expected to result in any evacuations or advisories in Ojai. However, in anticipation of this rain, the City of Ojai would like to take this opportunity to share some important information with residents:

Please take a minute to register (or update your address if you are already registered) with VC Alert, so that you are able to get direct alerts in the event of an emergency.

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Residential Community Beautification Day Saturday, March 23, 2019

Residents of the Ojai Valley are invited to participate in the Residential Community Beautification Day on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Nordhoff High School (1401 Maricopa Highway). This event is intended for residential (not business) waste. Materials accepted include most appliances, bulky items, green waste, and metal. Household hazardous waste, tires, green waste from professional landscapers and fire debris are not accepted.

The City has partnered with the County of Ventura and Harrison Industries,

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February 4, 2019 Storm Update (English and Espanol)


Updated 2/3/19 at 5:50 pm

For forecast information please visit the National Weather Service online at

For current rainfall totals, visit

Mandatory Evacuations Areas


Voluntary Evacuations Areas


Advisory Areas

South Coast of Ventura County/Community of Malibu
Due to unpredictable circumstances, residents are advised to be aware of changing conditions and take immediate action to evacuate should the situation become unsafe.

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2-2-19 (4:15 p.m. Update) Storm Update (English and Espanol)

Updated 2/2/19 at 4:15 pm

The peak of the storm has gone through SB and Ventura Counties this morning and is now into LA County.  High flows remain in numerous streams, but the flows are now receding. Flows in the Sespe Creek and Santa Clara River will continue to rise however are not anticipated to reach flood stage. Moderate occasional showers are likely through Sunday morning before a final round of light showers on Monday and Tuesday.

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2-2-19: Updated Storm Information From (English and Spanish)

Please remember to check for storm updates:

Updated 2/2/19 at 6:15 am

The National Weather Service is forecasting a significant storm system that will bring heavy rain and mountain snow with possible damaging winds to Ventura County beginning this evening, Friday, February 1, 2019 through Sunday, February 3, 2019 afternoon. A Flash Flood Watch was issued for portions of Ventura County with rainfall intensities expected from 0.5″ to 1.0″ per hour,

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