Flash Flood Warning! Coachella Valley Road Closures

by Coachella Valley | February 14, 2019 12:51 pm

Flash Flood Warning! Flash floods may already be occurring.

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a…

Coachella Valley

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Near Araby trailhead today, Palm Springs 2/14/19 by Court Butler!!!

* Flash Flood Warning for …
Riverside County in southern California …

* Until 200 PM PST

Flash Flood Alert by Araceli Canedo[1]

Flash Flood Alert by Araceli Canedo

* At 1058 AM PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. 1 to 3 inches of rain have fallen.

Flash flooding may already be occurring.

* Some locations that will likely experience flooding include …


La Quinta – Eric Von Haden

Indio, Palm Springs, Coachella, Mt San Jacinto State Park, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Desert Hot Springs, Rancho Mirage, Whitewater, North Palm Springs, Cabazon, Thermal, La Quinta, Indian
Wells, Thousand Palms, Sky Valley and Bermuda Dunes.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches are possible in the warned area.


Flash Flood Alert



Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.

Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.


Coachella Valley road closures

N. Gene Autry Trail between I10 and Via Escuela
South Palm Canyon at Murray Canyon
Highway 111 between Palm Springs I-10
Cathedral Canyon Drive at the wash
Vista Chino at the wash
Varner Road between Mountain View and Edom Hill Road
Country Club Drive at the wash
Fred Waring Drive on both sides from Cook Street to El Dorado Drive (local access is available eastbound only on Fred Waring Drive at Cook Street)

Highway 111 south from Interstate 10 (with northbound lanes open) due to mudslide
Indian Canyon Drive north of Gateway Drive and south of I-10
Farrell South of Ramon Road
El Cielo south of Ramon Road
Araby Drive at the wash
Frank Sinatra Drive is closed at Whitewater wash
Cathedral Canyon at the wash
Golf Club Drive at Tahquitz Creek
Baristo Road at South Indian Canyon Drive
East Vista Chino between North Gene Autry and Cathedral City
Los Gatos at Date Palm Drive
Dune Palms Road from Westward Ho Drive to Highway 111
Highway 74 from Lake Hemet to Valle Vista (roadway loss)
Highway 74 at Apple Canyon on both sides of Herkey Creek

Other closures

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Indian Canyons and Tahquitz Canyon parks, Palm Springs
VillageFest, Palm Springs
Palm Springs Unified School District’s Science Fair/STEAM Expo has been postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Richards Center at Palm Springs High School.

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