Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 14.
Today - we're facing yet another Red Flag Warning here in Northern California. That means conditions are ripe for wildfire, high winds, high temperatures, and dry conditions. CAL FIRE is reminding everyone that now is not the time to mow your lawn. Check to make sure no chains are dragging from vehicles, and do not toss out cigarette butts.
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is prepared to roll out another public safety power shutoffs. PG&E says nearly 54,000 customers in 24 counties could potentially be affected by this. The shutoff could last from 6 in the afternoon to Friday night. Click here for more details.
This week the world passed a new milestone of 38 million coronavirus cases. According to Johns Hopkin’s latest tally, the U.S. leads with the most cases and deaths. In California, 852,000 coronavirus cases have been reported with more than 16,000 lives lost to the virus.
Wednesday is the third and final day of questions for Supreme Court nominee judge Amy Coney Barrett. A vote could come as early as Thursday, or as late as two weeks. The judge faced tough questions from lawmakers Tuesday. Many asking her to outline her positions on issues from abortion to LGBTQ and gun rights.