Recent weather forecasts show a possibility of rain in Ojai as early as this evening. The City of Ojai would like to take this opportunity to remind residents 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. Residents may do so by clicking on the following link: http://www.readyventuracounty.org/vc-alert

For the latest update from VC Emergency regarding this weather event, please see the information provided below.

An early December storm system is expected to bring moderate intensity rain to the region very late Tuesday through Wednesday evening, with a slight chance of thunderstorms Wednesday.  Rainfall totals for this event are forecast to range from 1” – 2”.

As always, there is a possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing in any given area which may bring rainfall more than 1”/hr. Based on current forecast conditions, no significant threat of mudslides or debris flows exist. Due to post fire conditions however, minor mud flows and nuisance flooding is possible with these forecast rates however significant risk to life and property is minimal. If you live in an area prone to flooding, it is recommended you take action to protect your property by deploying sandbags where necessary. The Ventura County Fire Department has a limited supply of sandbags available at most fire stations. For a detailed list, please click here.

For updated weather forecast information, please visit the National Weather Service website here