What you need to know: Feb. 14

Happy Valentine's Day, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Feb. 14, 2019.

Posted: Feb 14, 2019 9:11 AM
Updated: Feb 15, 2019 9:42 AM

Cal Fire Rescues Two from Lindo Channel on the Esplanade

Cal Fire rescued two people and a dog from the waters of the Lindo Channel across from Anthony's Liquor on the Esplanade at around 4 a.m. Thursday morning. Crews also had to rescue a driver who drove around a "road closed" sign on the flooded Cox Road Wednesday night. 

Shasta County in State of Local Emergency

Shasta County is in a state of local emergency due to the snow. I-5 has reopened north of Redding, with chain controls in place. Thousands are without power and Redding has opened a warming center at Crosspoint Community Church. There are also lots of school closures.

Gov. Newsom Set to Visit Camp Fire Burn Areas

Governor Gavin Newsom is set to visit Camp Fire burn areas to meet with Butte County leaders and survivors. He'll be at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Magalia around Noon. 

Richvale Area in Butte County Under Evacuation Warning

The area of Richvale is now under an evacuation warning. The possible flood area includes anywhere between the Sacramento River and Highway 99, from Nelson Shippee Road to Highway 162.

Concerns Over Selling Homes in Paradise

It turns out people who want to move out of Paradise are worried their homes won't sell. But realtors we spoke with say buyer demand is there and that you can sell your home at pre-Camp Fire values. 

Highway 99 Closed due to Flooding

Highway 99 is closed from Highway 36 in Red Bluff to South Avenue in Corning due to flooding.

Butte County Sheriff's Office Issues Evacuations for Rock Creek Area due to Flooding

An evacuation ORDER has been issued for the area of Hamilton Nord Cana Highway and Wilson Landing Road, south of Rock Creek due to flooding of Rock Creek. An evacuation WARNING has been issued for the community of Nord due to flooding of Rock Creek.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 790096

Reported Deaths: 15056
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2614466366
Riverside574191162
San Bernardino52649908
Orange522011128
San Diego44925760
Kern31509354
Fresno27769355
Sacramento21628383
Alameda20641374
Santa Clara20511297
San Joaquin19841415
Stanislaus16351337
Contra Costa15958201
Tulare15599256
Ventura12406143
Imperial11583314
San Francisco1080799
San Mateo9598143
Monterey955067
Santa Barbara8880110
Merced8750134
Kings743077
Sonoma7112114
Marin6591112
Solano617555
Madera439162
Placer348841
San Luis Obispo339327
Butte276435
Yolo275454
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa162613
San Benito131011
Yuba11187
El Dorado10734
Mendocino85118
Lassen7350
Shasta70914
Glenn5503
Nevada5116
Colusa5106
Tehama5094
Lake49210
Humboldt4856
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
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Hi: 86° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 79°
Paradise
Few Clouds
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Hi: 80° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 69°
Red Bluff
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Few Clouds
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Hi: 89° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 75°
Air quality is looking a bit better this morning, and we'll be staying warm for your first afternoon of the fall season. We'll be a little cooler and have a chance for some showers on Thursday. Dry and hotter conditions return for your weekend.
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