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What you need to know: Feb. 15

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Feb. 15, 2019.

Posted: Feb 15, 2019 9:13 AM
Updated: Feb 15, 2019 9:48 AM

Butte County Sheriff's Office issues evacuation orders along River Road

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has issued evacuation orders along River Road between Chico River Road and Highway 32. This is due to flooding. Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

Power outages cause traffic hazards in Redding

Power outages in Shasta County are causing some traffic hazards as many traffic lights are still out. Redding police reported a crash Thursday night on Highway 273 at south Bonneyview Avenue. They want to remind drivers to treat a defective traffic light as a four-way stop sign.

Storm system puts 30 million under a flood watch on West Coast

A Pineapple Express storm system has more than 30 million people on the West Coast under flood watches. A pineapple express storm is when a series of storms start in the Hawaiian islands, and gather water from the Pacific Ocean. Some parts of California have gotten up to eight inches of rain in one day.

First responders continue the search for body reported in Lindo Channel

First responders in Chico will continue the search for a possible body seen in Lindo Channel. A woman reported seeing a body in a sleeping bag floating down the channel at Mariposa and Manzanita Avenues at around 8 a.m. Thursday morning.

Department of Water Resources asks judge to dismiss lawsuit in Oroville Dam spillway crisis

Friday, the d-w-r will ask a judge to dismiss part of a lawsuit surrounding the Oroville Dam spillway crisis. The lawsuit claims the department had a hostile work environment at the dam, including an incident in which employees harassed an african-american employee by hanging a noose in a meeting room. A federal report found "human and organizational factors" played a role in the crisis.

Shasta County Sheriff's Office charging Redding suspect in killing of man and two dogs

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is charging Kody Smith with the murder of a person and their dog. Deputies say Smith shot them in his living room on Equestrian Drive Tuesday night. The person's name and the circumstances around the shooting has not been released.

President Trump to declare a national emergency Friday

Friday, President Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund the southern border wall. This is expected after he signs a spending bill in order to avoid a government shutdown. 

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
77° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 77°
Oroville
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 81°
Paradise
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 77°
Chester
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 61°
Red Bluff
Clear
83° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 83°
Willows
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 107° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 77°
There is a Red Flag Warning in Modoc county today until 8pm with temperatures getting as hot as 110 degrees for some in the Valley by Wednesday.
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