Immediate Evacuations Ordered in Montecito as 'Major Storm' Impacts California

Authorities issued immediate evacuations in Montecito, California, on Monday, January 9, the five-year anniversary of a deadly mudslide in the region that claimed 23 lives.

The National Weather Service said a “major storm” would impact southwest California through Tuesday, January 10, and bring widespread flooding to the region.

Footage posted to Twitter by user @emreballi1 shows raging waters overflowing onto a road in Montecito. Credit: @emreballi1 via Storyful

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