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What you need to know: Sept. 25

Good morning, North State. This morning we're tracking the possibility of PG&E blackouts, wildfires, and several coronavirus updates.

Posted: Sep 25, 2020 9:08 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to get your day started on Sept. 25.

PG&E announces possible weekend Public Safety Power Shutoff for three counties

High fire danger means there is a possibility of PG&E power shut-offs. About 21,000 customers who could be impacted should already have received warnings and expect the outages to possibly last through Monday morning. Click here to view a PG&E outage map and everything you need to know in case of a shutoff.

Resources for Bear Fire survivors

For those directly impacted by the Bear Fire and have been forced to evacuate, there is more help available to discard food and trash. Recology of Butte County has set up disposal bins in the burn scar area. The bins are specifically designed to help those returning home until regular trash service resumes. The bins are not to be used for fire debris and ash.

Bear Fire latest news

The Bear Fire, also called the North Complex West Zone, has officially reached over 84,000 acres. Containment has increased to 73%. Over 2,200 structures have been destroyed. CAL FIRE says 10,000 structures are still threatened. The death toll remains 15. This morning the sheriff's office identified the 15th victim who lost their lives to the fire. Click here to view the identified victims.

Federal judge orders nationwide 2020 census counting to continue through October 31

A California U.S. District Judge has ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to keep counting through the end of October. The decision came out just a few hours ago. The judge ruled ending the count by September 30 would produce inaccurate results. The census count determined how trillions in federal dollars are distributed and congressional districts.

Extradition hearing scheduled for teen charged in Kenosha shooting

An extradition hearing is scheduled for Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse in Lake County, Illinois. The 17-year-old is charged with six criminal counts including homicide, for killing two men and injuring a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The shootings took place during protests over the police-involved shooting of Jacob Blake.

COVID-19 coronavirus cases near 7M

After several weeks of decline, the U.S. is seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases. Our nation is near seven million confirmed cases. The John Hopkins University COVID-19 dashboard indicates the U.S. accounts for over a fifth of cases and deaths worldwide.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 923648

Reported Deaths: 17559
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles3050707044
Riverside675521306
San Bernardino641311073
Orange594421468
San Diego55898885
Kern34114420
Fresno31195439
Sacramento25882499
Santa Clara24665404
Alameda23636463
San Joaquin21988492
Contra Costa18877243
Stanislaus17814400
Tulare17730291
Ventura14409166
Imperial13023338
San Francisco12277145
Monterey1153892
San Mateo11278159
Santa Barbara9886126
Sonoma9601136
Merced9588155
Kings848683
Solano758676
Marin7107127
Madera506676
Placer429059
San Luis Obispo424032
Yolo325060
Butte313453
Santa Cruz284825
Shasta199931
Napa199816
Sutter188912
San Benito144915
El Dorado13684
Yuba133810
Mendocino115421
Tehama9219
Lassen7711
Lake70216
Glenn6793
Nevada6328
Humboldt56910
Colusa5536
Calaveras34721
Amador33716
Tuolumne2855
Inyo24015
Siskiyou2140
Mono1822
Del Norte1801
Mariposa812
Plumas760
Modoc450
Trinity280
Sierra60
Alpine40
Unassigned00
Chico
Overcast
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Hi: 80° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 59°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 80° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 55°
Paradise
Overcast
59° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 59°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 69° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 81° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 47°
Willows
Overcast
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Hi: 81° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 59°
We're closing out the month of October on a beautiful note weather-wise over northern California with plenty of sunshine and above-average temperatures. Halloween will bring slightly warmer temperatures and more sunshine.
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