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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: 775037

Reported Deaths: 14804
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2572716324
Riverside563741143
San Bernardino51467839
Orange513991115
San Diego43619754
Kern31076340
Fresno27381348
Sacramento20961371
Alameda20162365
Santa Clara19891295
San Joaquin19701407
Stanislaus16150325
Contra Costa15544197
Tulare15486255
Ventura12073141
Imperial11457310
San Francisco1056991
San Mateo9332142
Monterey919765
Santa Barbara8785109
Merced8692131
Kings715877
Sonoma6827114
Marin6505111
Solano605455
Madera427058
Placer338541
San Luis Obispo331627
Yolo272153
Butte270433
Santa Cruz21088
Sutter162110
Napa158713
San Benito126010
Yuba11087
El Dorado10544
Mendocino81718
Lassen7300
Shasta66114
Glenn5473
Colusa4996
Nevada4975
Tehama4853
Humboldt4826
Lake43310
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2163
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1590
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 79°
Oroville
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 82°
Paradise
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 79°
Chester
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 70°
Red Bluff
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 79°
Willows
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 79°
Much better air quality, elevated fire danger, cooler temperatures, and the potential for showers are all ahead for your Friday. We'll be dry and warmer for your last weekend of the summer season.
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