The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has ordered a voluntary evacuation for Matilija Canyon and North Fork communities due to an incoming rainstorm expected to bring significant rainfall on March 13, 2018 beginning at 7:00 am. This notice affects all residents and businesses in those two communities north of the Ojai Valley.

Ventura County residents should visit for up-to-date information about evacuations, road closures, and storm impacts.

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Please take a few minutes to sign up (or update) with vc-alert, Ventura County’s emergency notification system, at The forecast for this weekend looks to have some rain, although it is currently forecasted as only about a quarter of an inch.

With VC-Alert, you’ll get emergency information delivered to you as it is becoming available.