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What You Need to Know: August 3

Here's what you need to know for August 3, 2018, to start your new day.

Posted: Aug 3, 2018 10:46 AM

Carr Fire Latest Friday
The Carr Fire as of Friday morning is 131,896 acres and 39 percent contained, 1,067 homes have been destroyed. A sixth victim of the Carr Fire has been identified as 62-year-old Daniel Bush of Keswick.


Carr Fire Within Containment Lines
Cal Fire says Lewiston residents do not need to worry about large plumes of smoke seen near the west side of the Carr Fire. They say the fire is still within containment lines. The smoke is being created by unburned fuels within the fire lines.


Procession for Fallen Redding Firefighter
A small procession of firefighters accompanied the body of Fire Prevention Inspector Jeremy Stoke from the Shasta County Coroner’s Office in Redding to the McDonald’s Funeral Chapel Thursday. Stoke lost his life last Friday while saving others. His memorial service will be held August 11 at noon in the Redding Civic Auditorium.


Oro Dam Classic Car Club
The Oro Dam Classic Car Club is collecting donations for Carr Fire victims. The cruisers will be at the Food-Max in Oroville Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Shasta High School Becomes Local Assistance Center
A local assistance center opened up in the City of Redding for Carr Fire victims. It opens at Shasta High School at 9 a.m. Friday.


Blood Source Summer Classic
The Blood Source Summer Classic Blood Drive is Friday and Saturday at the Blood source locations on your screen. It runs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Chico and Redding and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Yuba City. On Saturday it will be 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Chico and Redding and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Yuba City.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 333357

Reported Deaths: 7089
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1363573824
Riverside25748550
Orange25255424
San Diego19929422
San Bernardino19502307
Fresno828288
Imperial7977136
Alameda7976148
San Joaquin698870
Kern660198
Santa Clara6542167
Tulare5942152
Sacramento571483
Stanislaus497351
Contra Costa485290
San Francisco459050
Ventura424653
San Mateo4045112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin370232
Kings297039
Monterey279018
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma181916
Placer111411
San Luis Obispo10065
Yolo92928
Madera8938
Santa Cruz5693
Napa5184
Lassen4280
Sutter4034
San Benito3622
Butte3384
El Dorado3070
Shasta2006
Yuba1983
Glenn1760
Humboldt1654
Nevada1631
Mendocino1320
Lake1211
Colusa1130
Tehama1071
Tuolumne730
Calaveras670
Del Norte610
Mono521
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo351
Mariposa321
Plumas190
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 84°
Oroville
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 100° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 84°
Paradise
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 84°
Chester
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 73°
Red Bluff
Clear
83° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 84°
Willows
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 84°
Tuesday was another hot day for northern California, but a slight shift in our weather pattern Wednesday will make it hotter for everyone.
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