Shasta County Board of Supervisors declares a state of emergency

The Shasta County Board of Supervisors has declared a new state of emergency due to last week's snowstorm.

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 12:12 PM
Updated: Feb 19, 2019 1:36 PM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - The Shasta County Board of Supervisors has declared a new state of emergency due to last week's snowstorm.

The sheriff's office says that the declaration was prompted because of the possibility of mudslides and damage to county roads. 

The declaration allows for additional resources from the state and federal government to assist as the county cleans up and digs out. 

"At one point we had the city of Shasta Lake with no power, we had the city of Anderson with no power, we had the city of Redding with mostly no power and tens of thousands of people in the county with no power," said Eric Magrini, Shasta County Sheriff's Office undersheriff. "So I know that PG&E has brought in contract crews and they have been working diligently and have had a lot of the power restored today." 

The declaration will stand for 60 days, and if needed, the sheriff's office could ask for an extension. 

Chico
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 54°
Oroville
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 58°
Chico
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 54°
Red Bluff
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 59°
Red Bluff
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 59°
Chico
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 54°
Sunny skies and warmer temperatures are on the way for your Sunday. We'll be mostly sunny and just about as warm on Monday. A modest cooling trend and the chance for Sierra showers is ahead for Tuesday.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events