Kayaker Paddles Along Flooded Street in Santa Barbara as 'Major Storm' Impacts California

A kayaker paddled down a flooded street in Santa Barbara as a “major storm” impacted California on Monday, January 9.

The National Weather Service (NWS) said a storm would “batter” southwest California through January 10, and local officials issued evacuation orders in the region.

Footage captured by Ryder Christ shows an individual kayaking down a flooded street in Santa Barbara with parked cars submerged in floodwaters.

The NWS also shared an image of extensive flooding in the region. Credit: Ryder Christ via Storyful

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