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What You Need to Know: August 9

Good Morning North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day for August 9, 2018.

Posted: Aug 9, 2018 7:16 AM

French Gulch Residents Allowed Back Home
The Carr Fire is now 176,000 acres and 47 percent contained. Cal Fire says the north side of the fire is burning through dense timber. Evacuation orders as of Thursday morning are now lifted for French Gulch residents.


The Mendocino-Complex Fire Latest
The Mendocino-Complex Fire is now 47 percent contained at 300,000 acres. The fire has destroyed 116 homes in Mendocino, Lake and Colusa Counties since July 27. It is threatening another 10,000 homes. Cal Fire says they expect to be fighting this fire into September. One evacuation shelter in Lake County is now experiencing a norovirus outbreak.


Plumas County Fire Around 100-Acres
Fire crews are keeping control of the Murphy Fire near Belden in the Feather River Canyon. Officials with the Plumas National Forest say it is around 100-acres. Highway 70 is under traffic control in the area, a precautionary evacuation notice is underway for several areas. A Red Cross shelter is in place on Lawrence Street in Quincy.


Smoky Skies Create Unhealthy Air Quality
As major wildfires continue to push smoke and ash into the air, health officials are warning about inhaling particles into your lungs. They recommend a mask with an N-95 or P-100 rating and be careful to not track ash into your home.


Indecent Exposure Arrest in Redding
Redding police have re-arrested a registered sex-offender for reportedly exposing himself in public. Police say several people reported separate incidences of behavior from 28-year-old Daniel Bonnie Wednesday including exposing himself to a child and passing drivers. They say he also cut off a GPS monitoring bracelet. Bonnie has been arrested and booked seven times within the last year.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 779491

Reported Deaths: 14893
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2585166330
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino51750858
Orange516461123
San Diego44007757
Kern31148340
Fresno27487355
Sacramento21171375
Alameda20364370
Santa Clara20129295
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16229329
Contra Costa15640198
Tulare15517256
Ventura12167142
Imperial11534312
San Francisco1064096
Monterey933765
San Mateo9332142
Santa Barbara8803109
Merced8719133
Kings715877
Sonoma6987114
Marin6522112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer340741
San Luis Obispo333227
Yolo273253
Butte272033
Santa Cruz21758
Sutter163110
Napa159213
San Benito127211
Yuba11127
El Dorado10584
Mendocino82218
Lassen7310
Shasta66814
Glenn5483
Nevada5035
Colusa5026
Tehama4874
Humboldt4826
Lake43310
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2204
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1600
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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A disturbance moved over northern California and the rest of the Pacific Northwest this afternoon. It brought more gusty wind like yesterday, and cooler air, but only isolated rain showers. It will be much quieter this weekend with a late summer warmup.
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