Flash flood warning issued for Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree Sunday

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning Sunday afternoon that was effective until 7:45 p.m. for Twentynine Palms and Joshua Tree. 

Radar showed thunderstorms and heavy rain across the Morongo Basin and flash flooding was expected. Additional areas that might see flooding included the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms Airport and Joshua Tree Lake Campground. 

Highway 62 may be impacted and the agency encouraged anyone driving in the area to turn around if they come across flooded roads. 

Desert Sun reporter Brian Blueskye covers arts and entertainment. He can be reached at brian.blueskye@desertsun.com or on Twitter at @bblueskye. Support local news, subscribe to The Desert Sun.  

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