Short break between storms | State of emergency in Shasta | Mental health concerns
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, March 15.
Short break in the rain to be followed by another round of wet weather
A day or two of dry weather is expected before another storm is forecast to hit the North State. The National Weather Service is forecasting mostly dry weather until Friday morning, when another round of wet weather could impact the region into the weekend.
— Alec Stutson, NSPR
Isolation due to snow storms raises mental health concerns in the Dixie Fire burn scar
This winter brought snow levels to the Dixie Fire burn scar that residents say they haven’t seen in over a decade. Heavy snow has also exacerbated mental health challenges among some fire survivors in and around Greenville grappling with isolation along with the challenges of rebuilding after the fire.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Shasta County Sheriff's Office declares local state of emergency due to flooding impacts
Shasta County Sheriff Michael Johnson declared a local state of emergency in the county due to flooding Tuesday. In a press release from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, officials said the declaration will allow the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to aid in flood response efforts.
— Adia White, NSPR
Gov. Gavin Newsom expands state of emergency to Trinity, Orange and Alpine counties
Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday expanded a state of emergency to include three additional California counties. Trinity, Orange and Alpine counties join 40 counties across the state where a state of emergency has been proclaimed due to winter storm impacts.
— Adia White, NSPR
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- Rivers across California expected to rise above flood stage — The California Report
- Millions in state funds awarded for habitat restoration — NSPR
- Gov. Gavin Newsom proposes delaying funding for subsidized child care — NSPR
- Glenn added to list of California counties under a state of emergency — NSPR
- Interview: Safe Space shelter closes for the season as extreme weather conditions persist — NSPR
- Officials balance flood control with water storage needs at Lake Oroville and other reservoirs — CalMatters
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