Drone Footage Shows Flood Damage That Shut Down Highway 101 South of Santa Barbara

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Jan. 12, 2018

Caltrans said parts of Highway 101 through Montecito were expected to stay closed till late on Thursday night, January 11, after major flood damage. Other stretches were set to remain closed until Monday, January 15, the authority said.This aerial footage shows extensive damage from flooding and debris along the highway near Carpinteria.Hundreds of homes in the Montecito area were damaged or destroyed by floods and mudslides on January 9. The death toll by January 11 was 17 and expected to rise. Date12-01-2018