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What you need to know: Aug 8

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 8, 2019.

Posted: Aug 8, 2019 8:59 AM
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 9:15 AM

Red flag warning in place for Siskiyou and Modoc Counties

A red flag warning is in place for Siskiyou and Modoc Counties, Action News Now is continuing to monitor the latest updates.

Tucker Fire is at 95% containment

In the Modoc national forest, firefighters are closing in on the Tucker Fire. The fire is now at 95% containment and has scorched more than 14,000 acres.

32 Willow Fire is at 106 acres

In Lassen County, CAL FIRE is battling the 32 Willow Fire. This fire broke out Wednesday evening, Aug. 7 nine miles southeast of Fall River Mills, near the Shasta County line. So far, CAL FIRE is not issuing any evacuations or reporting any structures threatened. The fire did grow overnight and is now at 106 acres.

Redding fire behind Lowes on Cypress Ave.

Redding was also called out to a fire that started late Aug. 7, just after 10 p.m. in a vacant field behind Lowes on Cypress Ave. The fire burned two acres and did not damage any structures.

Camp Fire Burn Victim has died from health complications

There has been another death from the Camp Fire. 72-year-old Paul Ernest was recovering in the hospital from burn injuries, he passed away Monday, Aug. 5 from health complications. Officially 85 people were killed in the Camp Fire.

Man arrested after deadly stabbing in Southern California

A man is now behind bars after going on a deadly stabbing rampage killing four people and injuring two others. The stabbing happened in Southern California community of Garden Grove. The suspect's identity has not yet been released. The two people injured are in stable condition.

Siskiyou County man placed in protective custody for suspected online threats

A man is behind bars after deputies said he posted a threatening message on social media. The Siskiyou County Sheriff's office said the person's message idolized the gunmen in recent mass shootings and hoped a shooting would occur in Siskiyou County. When deputies took the 22-year-old man into custody they found three guns in the home where he lives with his parents in McCloud.

Needle Distribution Proposal

The North Valley Harm Reduction Coalition is reacting to information put out by Chico Police on a needle distribution program. Cheif Mike O'Brien spoke out about his concerns on needle litter and the proximity to Chapman Elementary School and Community Park. The coalition said there is no evidence showing that a program like this would increase syringe litter.

Over 700 people in Mississippi are being detained by immigration and customs enforcement officials

Officials in Mississippi said their operation that took 11 months of planning, and more than 600 special agents. The workers without criminal records or orders of deportations will be placed in immigration proceedings before a judge and may be released.

President Trump promises action on gun control

After visiting the sites of mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, President Trump is promising action on gun control. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have proposed policies aimed and preventing shootings. Including a red flag bill that would allow authorities to seize weapons from people deemed a threat, others have pushed for a ban on assault weapons.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3213222

Reported Deaths: 37543
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles107967215314
San Bernardino2660281678
Riverside2643632857
Orange2377082704
San Diego2286322375
Santa Clara985831264
Kern90564591
Fresno858081067
Sacramento841101185
Alameda70823896
Ventura66402525
San Joaquin59665835
Contra Costa55245489
Stanislaus49065796
Tulare43574542
Monterey37527259
San Mateo34294340
San Francisco30559293
Santa Barbara27149267
Solano27041115
Imperial25707510
Merced25575331
Sonoma25141251
Kings20138161
Placer17839188
San Luis Obispo16957158
Madera14000151
Santa Cruz13009135
Marin12024165
Yolo11210138
Shasta10054129
Butte9820136
El Dorado818462
Sutter806983
Napa800548
Lassen526916
San Benito522351
Yuba517630
Tehama446846
Tuolumne347740
Nevada335574
Mendocino329336
Amador306733
Lake272432
Humboldt262427
Glenn202622
Colusa18719
Calaveras170423
Siskiyou149913
Mono11454
Inyo105129
Del Norte8742
Plumas6135
Modoc3903
Mariposa3555
Trinity3065
Sierra950
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 47° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 36°
Oroville
Cloudy
47° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 40°
Chico
Cloudy
45° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 36°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
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Hi: 25° Lo: 1°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
43° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 35°
Chico
Cloudy
45° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 36°
Dry and very cold conditions are on tap for the start of your Tuesday, and we'll be dealing with a major winter storm arriving as early as this afternoon. Heavy rain & snow, low elevation snow, and strong winds are all ahead in your forecast.
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