Rain has been hitting Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley consistently this morning and did pretty much all night as well – dropping quite a bit of water out of the sky. And, hey, it looks like there is plenty more on the way. Palm Springs weather continues to be crazy.
📡 6:45 am radar update 📡
— NWS San Diego (@NWSSanDiego) February 14, 2019
Here are your rainfall totals at the local Coachella Valley measuring stations – as of 7 am, from the National Weather Service.
- Whitewater Trout Farm: 3.15 inches
- Windy Point: 2.44
- Palm Springs Airport: 2.01
- Cathedral City: 1.30
- Palm Desert: 1.14
- Desert Hot Springs: 1.02
- Sky Valley: 0.89
- Thousand Palms: 0.87
- Indio Hills: 0.83
- Indio: 0.67
- Thermal Airport: 0.40
- Mecca: 0.31
- Coachella: 0.29
Of course, with the rain, comes issues – with some roads being closed:
Road Closure Alert:
N Indian Canyon AND N Gene Autry Trail roads are closed between Vista Chino and I10. Golf Club Drive, Araby, El Cielo and Farrell Roads are experiencing heavy flooding and will be closed. pic.twitter.com/atGcYvNCNi
— Palm Springs PD (@PalmSpringsPD) February 14, 2019
Seriously though be smart and safe out there as things are looking crazy:
— Jeremy Chen (@JeremyChenKESQ) February 14, 2019
The storm is expected to move through by late Thursday / Friday morning – giving a few days to clear out before the next round of rain on Sunday.
Check out the forecast for more info.