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What You Need to Know: August 1

Good Morning North State! Here's what you need to know for August 1, 2018.

Posted: Aug 1, 2018 9:44 AM

Carr Fire Latest Wednesday Numbers
The Carr fire is 115,000 acres and 35-percent contained. There have been a total of six deaths. Four people remain missing Wednesday morning. The updated number of homes destroyed is now 1,018 homes.

City of Shasta Lake Accidentally Evacuated
Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko says the City of Shasta Lake was evacuated by accident. It came Thursday night when surrounding communities were being evacuated. Bosenko says, while he was given in error, they decided to leave it in place in order to not put more lives at risk if they did have to evacuate the city.

Happy Valley Evacuation Orders Lifted
Evacuation orders have been lifted in the Happy Valley area. The communities of Igo and Ono are still evacuated. There are also some changes in road closures.

Cal Trans looks to repair Highway 299
Cal Trans has $21 million in emergency funds to repair damaged areas of Highway 299. The agency says it needs to repair pavement, remove trees and control erosion. They are also eligible for federal disaster relief funding.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 796436

Reported Deaths: 15291
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2633336423
Riverside576951173
San Bernardino53121908
Orange525381176
San Diego45425767
Kern31647357
Fresno27944362
Sacramento21800393
Alameda20839395
Santa Clara20648300
San Joaquin20060434
Stanislaus16425342
Contra Costa16156202
Tulare15782257
Ventura12507146
Imperial11658317
San Francisco1090199
San Mateo9664144
Monterey964570
Santa Barbara8952111
Merced8803140
Kings754477
Sonoma7225120
Marin6620114
Solano623260
Madera442465
Placer352343
San Luis Obispo345327
Butte277640
Yolo277355
Santa Cruz22838
Sutter168610
Napa165213
San Benito131411
Yuba11337
El Dorado10784
Mendocino88718
Shasta75114
Lassen7360
Glenn5683
Tehama5294
Nevada5256
Colusa5226
Lake51611
Humboldt4906
Calaveras31414
Amador28716
Tuolumne2264
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1630
Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Broken Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 66°
Oroville
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 65°
Paradise
Broken Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 66°
Chester
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 54°
Red Bluff
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 64°
Willows
Broken Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 66°
Wednesday has been similar to Tuesday around northern California with comfortable temperatures, but unhealthy levels of smoke in the air. A cold front is approaching the West Coast, and that will move over the region on Thursday.
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