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The latest in a string of community meetings to share the latest information on storm preparedness is set to take place Tuesday in Carpinteria.

Public safety officials in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties have been holding a series of meetings to share new maps on potential flood and debris flow zones.

(Photo by Matt Udkow, Santa Barbara County Fire Department

The death toll now stands at 17 people in Santa Barbara County in the wake of Tuesday’s massive storm which triggered flash floods, and debris flows in the region.

16 people are still missing.