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What You Need to Know: August 27

Good Morning North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day for August 27, 2018.

Posted: Aug 27, 2018 8:09 AM

Two Transients Arrested for Murder: Redding Police
Redding police arrested Lindsey Waite and Russel Lewis for first-degree murder. Police say the two confessed to the crime after a man’s body was found under a drainage bridge on Favretto Avenue Thursday morning.


Mendocino-Complex Fire Latest
The Mendocino-Complex Fire as of Monday morning is 83 percent contained at more than 451,000 acres. Mandatory evacuations remain in place for Lake, Colusa and Glenn Counties. Cal Fire expects the fire to be fully contained by the end of this week.


Carr Fire Nearly 100% Contained
The Carr Fire as of Monday morning is 96 percent contained at more than 229,000 acres. Cal Fire has not released an estimated date when the fire will be fully contained.


Latest on Hirz Fire
The Hirz Fire near Shasta Lake is now 25 percent contained at 28,000 acres. All evacuations have been lifted.


Marinas Forced to Close due to Carr Fire
Marinas on Shasta Lake are closed for the first time in 20 years due to health risks from smoke from the Carr Fire. They hope to reopen for Labor Day weekend.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 783313

Reported Deaths: 15018
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2598176330
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino52287908
Orange518731127
San Diego44293796
Kern31261350
Fresno27560355
Sacramento21171375
Alameda20494374
Santa Clara20252296
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16289332
Contra Costa15734199
Tulare15599256
Ventura12236143
Imperial11558314
San Francisco1069697
San Mateo9522143
Monterey936066
Santa Barbara8846110
Merced8750134
Kings726877
Sonoma6998114
Marin6557112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer342841
San Luis Obispo336027
Yolo274054
Butte273835
Santa Cruz21898
Sutter164210
Napa160413
San Benito129011
Yuba11187
El Dorado10644
Mendocino83318
Lassen7310
Shasta66814
Glenn5503
Colusa5096
Nevada5066
Tehama4904
Humboldt4826
Lake45910
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1642
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 66°
Oroville
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 66°
Chester
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 40°
Red Bluff
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 63°
Willows
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 66°
Heat and haze were on the menu today but a cool-down is in the works for next week.
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