Flooding, mudslides, and rockslides have caused numerous roads in the Inland Empire to be closed on Thursday, February 14, 2018. CalTrans reminds drivers to “turn around, don’t drown”, meaning that it is better to use an alternate route rather than attempting to cross water. FEMA estimates that 6” of water can cause loss of control and can cause a vehicle to stall. Also, only a foot of water can cause many vehicles to float and two feet of moving water can carry most vehicles including SUVs and pickups.
Cherry Avenue at Brookside Avenue
8th Street from Orange to Palm Avenue
10th Street and Orange Avenue
11th Street and Wellwood Avenue
Pearl St and Wellwood Avenue
Pine Avenue between El Prado Avenue and Fern Avenue
Merrill Avenue between Bon View Avenue and Flight Avenue
Eastbound lanes of Pine Avenue from West Preserve Loop to East Preserve Loop
Bickmore Avenue between Meadowhouse and Euclid Avenue
Euclid Avenue between Pine Avenue and SR71
Benson Avenue between Philadelphia Avenue to Francis Avenue
San Antonio Avenue between Walnut Avenue and Philadelphia Avenue
Euclid Avenue south of Kimball Avenue
Williamsburg Road between Cypress Avenue and San Antonio Avenue
Valley Blvd between Rancho Ave & Pepper Ave
Vivienda Ave & La Cadena Dr
1900 blk of Agua Mansa Rd
Southbound Mt Vernon Ave & Washington St leading up to Grand Terrace
Northbound Mt Vernon Ave from Grand Terrace
Southbound Riverside Ave near Key St is closed to traffic due to a swift water rescue
ld Town Front Street and Temecula Parkway
Warren from Mustang and Stetson
Mustang from Cawston and Rexford
FLOODED BUT NOT CLOSED:
Devonshire from California and Cawston
Esplanade from Warren to Cawston
Sanderson from Fruitvail and Esplanade
Rocksprings Road from Glendale to Deep Creek Road
Hwy 173 from Lake Arrowhead to Hwy 138
Avenue 44 at the White Water Channel (wash)
Sunburst and Crestview
Matthews Road in between Menifee Road and Palomar Road
Southbound Palomar Road just before Matthews Road
SR-74 Closing roadway from Lake Hemet to Mountain Center
MT. San Jacinto
SR-243 Closure in effect from Hurley Flats to I10, and Saunders Meadow
N. Gene Autry Trail between I10 and Via Escuela is closed.
South Palm Canyon at Murray Canyon is closed (Due to the one way in/out emergency services could be delayed).
Highway 111 closed in both directions.
N. Indian Canyon north of Tramview Road is closed in both directions.
S. Farrell Drive south of Ramon Road is closed.
S. El Cielo Drive south of Ramon Road is closed.
Golf Club Drive is closed at Tahquitz Creek.
Baristo Road at S. Indian Canyon is closed.
E. Vista Chino between N. Gene Autry and Cathedral City is closed.
Palm Springs Arial Tram is closed.
Araby Drive at the wash is closed.
Reservoir St. is closed between Price and Third St.
SR-18 is closed between the Big Bear Dam and Snow Valley
North Mountain Drive near Kendall Drive
Highway 38 is closed east at Bryant
Yucca Mesa Road in Yucca Valley
Paxton Road is closed between Hwy. 247 and Balsa
Yucca Mesa Rd and Barron
Indio Ave and Nelson
Pioneertown Rd and Sunnyslope
WEATHER WARNINGS- Riverside County
Residents of the communities of Idyllwild, Mountain Center
Idyllwild School, 26700 Highway 243 in Idyllwild, has been established as a care a reception center.
Palm Springs Unified School District
The district has asked parents to pick up their children as soon as possible due to the road conditions. They have also informed the parents of children who ride the bus that there will be significant delays due to the weather.
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