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What You Need to Know: Feb. 7

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Feb. 7, 2019.

Posted: Feb 7, 2019 9:08 AM

Chico Opens Temporary Warming Center 

Chico has issued a Code Blue alert and opened a temporary warming center to protect people. It is at Depot Park on Cedar Street, between Third and Fifth Streets. It closed at 8 a.m. on Thursday. The tent can shelter around 50 people. The city will put up a second tent if needed. 

Shasta County Sheriff's Office Investigating Homicide in Anderson

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office says a man killed his roommate on Happy Valley Road in Anderson. Deputies arrested Michael Oconnell who confessed to shooting his roommate during an argument. Action News Now is working to learn the victim's identity. 

Man Sentenced for Assaulting Mercy Medical Center Security Guard

A judge sentenced Christopher Cook to six years in prison for assaulting a Mercy Medical Center security guard with a bike chain in Redding. Cook pled guilty just this week. Prosecutors say Cook had just been released from prison for another assault conviction. 

Redding Police Search for Man Accused of Child Molestation

Redding police are searching for Bo Nunn who is wanted on multiple charges of child molestation. Anyone with information is asked to call Redding police at (530) 225-4200. 

Anderson Panel to Discuss 'Forests, Fires and Politics'

Thursday, hundreds of logging experts will gather in Anderson to talk about fighting wildfires with forestry practices. The panel is called "Forests, Fires and Politics." It takes place at 1 p.m. inside Fusaro Hall at the Shasta District Fairgrounds.

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Humboldt County

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit just east of Blue Lake in Humboldt County Wednesday night. The sheriff's office says there was no damage. Around 10 earthquakes hit near Petrolia and Eureka within a 24-hour span over the weekend. The biggest was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 238681

Reported Deaths: 6169
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1056653405
Riverside18041463
San Diego14623370
Orange14413345
San Bernardino12746258
Imperial652397
Alameda6156136
Fresno528975
Kern476876
Santa Clara4572158
Tulare4323128
San Joaquin391454
San Francisco364850
Sacramento339768
San Mateo3311108
Contra Costa324877
Ventura309646
Santa Barbara289629
Kings250434
Marin239419
Stanislaus231044
Monterey169115
Solano140225
Sonoma11857
Merced113111
Placer72411
San Luis Obispo6422
Yolo55524
Madera5415
Santa Cruz3993
Napa3334
San Benito2392
Lassen2330
El Dorado1980
Sutter1973
Butte1892
Humboldt1334
Shasta1294
Nevada1171
Glenn1150
Yuba941
Mendocino850
Tehama821
Lake790
Colusa590
Del Norte511
Mono421
Calaveras400
Inyo321
Siskiyou310
Tuolumne300
Mariposa271
Amador240
Plumas100
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 94° Lo: 62°
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Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 95° Lo: 62°
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Paradise
Clear
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Hi: 87° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 66°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 78° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 36°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 96° Lo: 64°
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Willows
Clear
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Hi: 96° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 66°
July began on a seasonably hot note for northern California with plenty of sunshine, and fortunately very little wind. We'll have a minor cooling trend through Friday before more heat arrives for the holiday weekend.
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