Photos / Videos: Rain Hits Joshua Tree and The High Desert

"Sunday Rainy Sunday" #joshuatree

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The weekend storm that brought record rainfall and chaos to Southern California hit The High Desert especially hard.

Highway 62 was shut down for nearly two hours Sunday afternoon when the road become flooded from Rotary Way to Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree, reports Z107.7. Joshua Tree National Park’s reported impassable dirt roads and a a tornado(!) was spotted in the Landers area – with no damage reported.

Things got especially hairy for these two guys driving in Joshua Tree.

Here are videos and photos from the rainy weekend in The High Desert:

Ouch, poor road. #joshuatree #desertliving #flashflood #aftertherain #dirtroad

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Another huge storm is about to hit.

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#flashflood #JoshuaTree #desertrain #thunderstorm

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This impromptu river stopped our hike to Barker Dam.

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Well that wasn't there before. ????

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Itty bitty baby upside down Yuccas. Rain it's been real but go away now 🙂 #notclimbing #joshuatree

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