What you need to know: Oct. 29

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 29.

Posted: Oct 29, 2020 8:26 AM
Updated: Oct 29, 2020 8:34 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 29.

Power restored in Forest Ranch after unexpected outage leaves over 1,000 in the dark

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PG&E crews are on the ridge trying to figure out what caused an unscheduled outage that lasted nearly 24 hours. People in the area had power restored late Wednesday afternoon. This unplanned outage happened just a few hours after PG&E crews finished restoring power from the scheduled public safety power shutoff.

US economy grew a record 33.1% annual rate last quarter but the pandemic remains an enormous threat

The US economy in the summer recovered much of the historically enormous ground it lost in the spring, expanding at the fastest rate on record in the third quarter, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Still, the recovery remains incomplete. The economic crisis that Covid-19 brought on is far from over, and the pandemic threatens to plunge the American economy into turmoil again as infection numbers continue to rise rapidly across the country. The third quarter, however, was one for the record books.

Coronavirus: U.S. records more than 80,000 new daily cases

The U.S. is breaking another record in the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. reported over 80,000 cases Wednesday. It is the third record-breaking number in less than a week. Experts say the new surge in cases can be blamed on people letting down their guards and colder weather pushing many indoors where the virus spreads faster.

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies as election and pandemic converge

With less than a week until election day, the presidential candidates are both holding rallies on the same day in Tampa, Florida. Later in the day, the president will also travel to North Carolina this afternoon for a rally. Democratic nominee, Joe Biden will hold two drive-in rallies in Tampa.

Storm Tracker Forecast: Sunny & warm conditions ahead

We'll be staying sunny & dry across northern California through your weekend. Low temperatures will be chilly, but high temperatures will stay above average through your extended forecast. The good news is that winds will be staying light, but the bad news is that we do not have any decent chances for rain over the next 7 days. Temperatures will start out close to average in the mornings, but will end up well above average for the afternoons.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1145209

Reported Deaths: 18862
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3741347497
San Bernardino875421129
Riverside821751417
San Diego74361984
Orange719531556
Kern39437445
Fresno36688477
Sacramento34186550
Santa Clara31603467
Alameda27857499
San Joaquin24804504
Contra Costa22747258
Stanislaus20932420
Tulare19882304
Ventura18480175
Imperial15568355
San Francisco14662158
Monterey14265115
San Mateo13561170
Sonoma11608155
Merced11388179
Santa Barbara10944133
Kings1025987
Solano974581
Marin7596129
Placer614868
Madera593883
San Luis Obispo581135
Shasta447043
Yolo436374
Santa Cruz400328
Butte376559
Sutter294814
Napa281117
El Dorado20184
Yuba186610
San Benito176716
Lassen17153
Tehama152623
Mendocino144122
Nevada11319
Glenn8537
Lake84519
Tuolumne8068
Humboldt8019
Colusa6636
Siskiyou5652
Mono5073
Amador45716
Calaveras43421
Del Norte2961
Inyo28016
Plumas1810
Trinity1240
Mariposa1202
Modoc1180
Alpine420
Sierra190
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 50°
Oroville
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 53°
Paradise
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 50°
Chester
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 25°
Red Bluff
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 51°
Willows
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 50°
A cold front has moved over northern California on this day before Thanksgiving, and it brought light rain and snow showers to the higher terrain, gusty wind and cooler air for all. Thanksgiving will still be breezy, but also mild and pleasant.
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