We knew we might see some precipitation in Palm Springs on Saturday, but no one expected that much!
The National Weather Service says Saturday’s set a record.
Palm Springs set a new precipitation record as of 530 PM at 1.19".
— NWS San Diego (@NWSSanDiego) September 10, 2017
The city saw 1.19 inches of rain, most of which fell in a short period of time leading to flooding and trees toppling over.
Here are some of the other rain totals in and around the Coachella Valley:
- Idyllwild: 0.64 inches
- Mount San Jacinto: 0.53
- Cathedral Canyon: 0.40
- Indio: 0.12
- Coachella: 0.06
— Joe Galli (@JoeGalliNews) September 9, 2017
And there’s a small chance of getting some more – as Sunday’s forecast has a 20% chance of rain, with things clearing out by Monday.