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Flash Flood Warning in effect for parts of high desert

By Danielle Gersh, KESQ News Channel 3 Weathercaster & Reporter, danielle.gersh@kesq.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 10:34:14 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 26 2014 08:02:30 PM CDT
THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. -

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 5:30 pm Saturday for Twentynine Palms and Joshua Tree. 

The full text is copied below:

Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING

CAC071-270030-
/O.NEW.KVEF.FF.W.0038.140726T2230Z-140727T0030Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
330 PM PDT SAT JUL 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 530 PM PDT

* AT 327 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM A THUNDERSTORM NEAR JOSHUA TREE LAKE
  CAMPGROUND...OR 7 MILES WEST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS. THE STORM
  PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  JOSHUA TREE LAKE CAMPGROUND...HIGHWAY 62 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20
  AND 30.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN WASHES...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND ON
ROADS. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND. NEVER TRY TO
CROSS A FLOODED ROAD OR ENTER A FLOOD CHANNEL. TURN AROUND...DONT
DROWN!

REPORT FLOODING TO THE LAS VEGAS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA
FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.

&&

LAT...LON 3423 11630 3423 11608 3412 11608 3412 11630

$$

MORGAN