What you need to know: April 22

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 22, 2019.

Posted: Apr 22, 2019 8:43 AM
Updated: Apr 22, 2019 9:31 AM

Nearly 300 killed in Easter bombings in Sri Lanka

Easter bombing attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed 290 people and left around 500 injured. Police said 24 suspects are now in custody. The state department said several Americans are among the dead.

Officials plan controlled burn in Shasta-Trinity National Forest

On Monday, officials are planning a controlled burn in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The burn will be in the area of Blue Rock Road just four miles north of Weaverville. The forest service said people may see smoke for the next three days in Weaverville, China Gulch Road, Little Browns Creek and Browns Mountain.

Redding fire officials investigating auto yard fire

The Redding Fire Department is investigating what caused a fire at an auto yard. Investigators said around 15 cars were damaged Sunday morning at LKQ Auto Salvage on Viking Way in east Redding. No one was injured and no buildings were damaged.

Trinity County officials warn of dangerous river flows in Sacramento, Trinity, Feather rivers

Officials are warning about water danger after a swift water rescue over the weekend. Trinity County Search and Rescue saved two rafters who got stranded near the Douglas City Bridge. The river flows in the Sacramento, Trinity and Feather rivers have been fluctuating as dam operators need to release water.

Gas prices on the rise in the North State

The Lundberg Survey said the average price for a gallon of gas went up over 12 cents per gallon in the past two weeks. Right now, the average price of gas in Butte County is $3.92 a gallon. In Shasta County, the average price is $4. In Tehama County, the average price is $3.93.

Third measles case confirmed in Shasta County

A third case of measles has been confirmed in Shasta County. One of the potential exposure locations is Movies 14 between 7 - 11 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. 

Gold Nugget Museum gets new locations after Camp Fire

The Gold Nugget Museum has a new location after being burned by the Camp Fire just in time for Gold Nugget Days. The two-day event kicks off this Friday.

Mount Shasta Ski Park closed for the season

It's the end of the Mount Shasta Ski Season. The ski park put out a notice Sunday that Easter was the last day of the season. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 122168

Reported Deaths: 4444
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles596922532
Riverside8303345
San Diego7798283
Orange6783165
San Bernardino5650209
Alameda364197
Santa Clara2850144
San Francisco264443
Imperial249330
Kern246245
San Mateo224484
Tulare208392
Fresno194437
Santa Barbara171414
Contra Costa154738
Sacramento149058
Ventura119035
Kings11876
San Joaquin102436
Stanislaus79230
Monterey62110
Sonoma5934
Solano55922
Marin52517
Merced3107
San Luis Obispo2881
Placer2599
Santa Cruz2192
Yolo21624
Madera1293
Napa1263
Humboldt1044
El Dorado980
San Benito962
Butte601
Nevada491
Sutter482
Del Norte470
Shasta404
Mono371
Mendocino330
Yuba311
Lake300
Inyo201
Glenn170
Calaveras160
Mariposa161
Amador100
Siskiyou90
Colusa70
Tehama61
Tuolumne50
Lassen50
Plumas40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 72°
Oroville
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 72°
Chester
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 76°
Red Bluff
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Few Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 72°
Today will be nice but much cooler weather this weekend with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly in the north valley and mountains. We heat up again next week.
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