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What you need to know: April 2

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 2, 2019.

Posted: Apr 2, 2019 8:34 AM
Updated: Apr 2, 2019 9:21 AM

Gates of Oroville Dam Spillway to open for the first time in 2 years

Two years after the evacuations, the Department of Water Resources is preparing to open the spillway gates for the first time since reconstruction. There is a press conference at 9 a.m. Stay with Action News Now for the latest developments.

Chico City Council to discuss housing, cannabis committee, climate emergency

Tuesday night, the Chico City Council will discuss a host of issues at its meeting including Camp Fire housing, a cannabis committee, and whether to declare a 'climate emergency.' The council will also hear from neighbors on Royce Lane working to repeal the placement of temporary housing near their homes. The meeting starts at 6 p,m. on Tuesday in the City Council Chambers.

Officials hand out seeds to Shasta County community members

On Tuesday, officials will be handing out more than 2,000 seedlings to community members in Shasta to begin planting. For those that want to take part in this effort, people can pick up seeds at the Old School House parking lot in Shasta at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Contractor leasing Tuscan Ridge Golf Course to Camp Fire workers

A contractor is leasing the Tuscan Ridge Golf Course to 1,500 Camp Fire workers. Crews will build 390 trailers on the course. The lease is for the next 9 months.

Releases from Keswick Dam expected to increase Wednesday

Releases into the Sacramento River from the Keswick Dam are expected to ramp up Wednesday. Dam officials will increase it to 20,000 cubic feet per second on Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Sinkhole closes bus stop in Redding

A sinkhole has shut down a bus stop in Redding in the parking lot of the Shasta County Health and Human Services building off Breslauer Way. Workers say it was caused by a ruptured pipe in the ground. Raba Bus Service will be stopped in the area until that hole is fixed. There is no word yet on how long those repairs will take.

Snow, rain causes travel impacts in the Sierra

Melting snow and rain in the Sierra caused major impacts to some roadways. Highway 89 is currently dealing with three major slide areas. Highway 50 is open after closing Monday due to mudslides and dangerous roadway conditions. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 318761

Reported Deaths: 7027
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1303943795
Riverside24765537
Orange23901421
San Diego19371422
San Bernardino18912304
Fresno790687
Imperial7827135
Alameda7725148
Kern633997
San Joaquin627968
Santa Clara5983166
Tulare5678152
Sacramento533981
Stanislaus463351
Contra Costa460589
San Francisco442650
Ventura424653
San Mateo3949112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin343430
Kings289839
Monterey254018
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma165014
Placer105511
San Luis Obispo9054
Madera8938
Yolo83928
Santa Cruz5683
Napa4774
Sutter3724
Butte3384
San Benito3362
El Dorado3070
Lassen2750
Shasta1876
Yuba1803
Humboldt1654
Glenn1640
Nevada1631
Colusa1130
Mendocino1130
Lake1081
Tehama1041
Calaveras670
Tuolumne640
Del Norte600
Mono501
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo341
Mariposa311
Plumas170
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 103° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 93°
Oroville
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Hi: 105° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 93°
Paradise
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Hi: 97° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 91°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 87° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 83°
Red Bluff
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Hi: 105° Lo: 71°
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Willows
Clear
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Hi: 107° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 91°
There is a Red Flag Warning in Modoc county today and tomorrow with temperatures getting as hot as 110 degrees for some in the Valley by Wednesday.
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