Prepare Now for Winter Storms

The weather outside is not yet frightful, but in anticipation of storms this winter, the City wants to help you be prepared. Get more information on winter storm preparedness and resources here:

It is important to stay informed. Follow these steps to sign up for emergency alerts regarding winter storm impacts including street closures and important detours:

  • For email and/or text alerts in English go to or text Goleta Emergency to 468311. 
  • To register for alerts via landline or cell phone call 805-961-7508 or email letting us know if you would like to receive a phone call, text or both, and your preferred language (English or Spanish).
  • To sign up for email and or text alerts in Spanish, go to or text Goleta Spanish to 468311.
  • To sign up for alerts from the County of Santa Barbara, visit

*Photo by Giana Magnioli, Noozhawk.