Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.:    

Construction project in Arcata to cause delays

Arcata city officials are warning of a construction project in Arcata to pave a trench on Wednesday, August 13th.

PG&E contractor, Danielson Construction will be paving a trench at the corner of 10th and F streets. Officials are advising traffic flow could be affected as the project paves a gas trench down 10th to the Arcata Transit Center. There will be several partial street closures. Drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders should all anticipate delays.