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What You Need to Know: August 20

Good Morning North State! Here's what you need to know for August 20, 2018.

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 9:52 AM
Updated: Aug 20, 2018 10:05 AM

Hirz Fire grows to over 14,000 acres 

The Hirz Fire has grown to 14,214 acres and is 11 percent contained. A community meeting will be held on August 20 at McCloud High School at 6 p.m. 

The Gorge Fire Latest

The Gorge Fire is 155 acres and is 40 percent contained. 

The Carr Fire Latest 

The Carr Fire is 229,651 acres and is 88 percent contained. 

Two Arrested in Alleged Theft 

Police have arrested Brian Martinson and and Jennifer Estes for allegedly burglarizing a Redding firefighter's vehicle. 

Fatal Train Collision With Vehicle in Chico 

The identity has not been released of a man killed on the train tracks by West Sacramento Avenue in Chico. 

Traffic Alert

Kennedy Avenue will be closed in Chico as PG&E starts construction on a natural gas transmission line. The construction is between Meridian Road and Muir Avenue. The closure is expected to last through September. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 310885

Reported Deaths: 6955
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1274393744
Riverside24765537
Orange22650412
San Diego18863420
San Bernardino18275304
Imperial7759132
Fresno762787
Alameda7485147
San Joaquin627968
Kern619597
Santa Clara5863166
Tulare5678152
Sacramento515279
Contra Costa446088
Stanislaus436450
San Francisco431650
Ventura409353
Santa Barbara386829
San Mateo3846112
Marin336430
Kings285539
Monterey241918
Solano207528
Merced179312
Sonoma156114
Placer102111
San Luis Obispo9054
Madera8578
Yolo83928
Santa Cruz5373
Napa4774
Butte3384
Sutter3374
San Benito3112
El Dorado3070
Lassen2610
Shasta1766
Humboldt1654
Glenn1640
Nevada1631
Yuba1633
Lake1081
Mendocino1070
Colusa1030
Tehama981
Calaveras670
Tuolumne640
Del Norte600
Mono491
Siskiyou410
Amador360
Inyo341
Mariposa311
Plumas170
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
100° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 100°
Oroville
Clear
102° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 102°
Paradise
Clear
100° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 100°
Chester
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 86°
Red Bluff
Clear
101° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 101°
Willows
Clear
100° wxIcon
Hi: 106° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 100°
There is a Red Flag Warning in Modoc county today and tomorrow with temperatures getting as hot as 110 degrees for some in the Valley by Wednesday.
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