Live Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Storms to the southwest are moving towards high desert and Colorado River communities.

Live Weather Alert!!: Needles, CA: Storms to the southwest are moving towards high desert and Colorado River communities.

Storms to the southwest of Needles, California are making there way towards the high desert and Colorado River communities on Saturday, October 13th, 2018.

** As of 9:04am PT on Saturday: **

Muddy water is flowing across County Route 1 just north of Golden Shores, Arizona.

** As of 8:58am PT on Saturday: **

A vehicle has gotten stuck in flooded muddy water in the North K Street Underpass in Needles, California.

The North K Street Underpass is closed from Front Street to Spruce Street.

Motorists are using Needles Highway to West Broadway to get around closure.

** As of 7:56am PT on Saturday: **

Weather radar shows lots of moderate to heavy rain over the high desert and Colorado River communities of Vidal Junction, California; Essex, California; Goffs, California; Needles, California; and Mohave Valley, Arizona.

** As of 7:00am PT on Saturday: **

Weather radar shows lots of moderate to heavy rain moving north towards the high desert and Colorado River communities of Vidal Junction, California; Essex, California; Goffs, California; Needles, California; and Mohave Valley, Arizona.

Be prepared for major flooding and gusty winds that can blow untried down items away or knock down.

** As of 6:24am PT on Saturday: **

Thunder, lightning, moderate to heavy rain and some gusty winds arrives to the Needles, California area.

** As of 5:41am PT on Saturday: **

Thunder, lightning, moderate to heavy rain and some gusty winds are approaching the Needles, California area.

** As of 5:05am PT on Saturday: **

** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

Weather radar shows moderate to heavy rain moving north towards the high desert and Colorado River communities of Vidal Junction, California; Essex, California; Goffs, California; and Needles, California.

The storms may move towards Mohave Valley, Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada later today.

The rain is part of a large storms system in southwestern California that swept across the desert area overnight, causing flooding problems in the Joshua Tree, California area.

The large storm system is beginning to move northward towards the high desert and Colorado River communities of Vidal Junction, California; Essex, California; Goffs, California; and Needles, California, and may move towards Mohave Valley, Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada later today.

As the storms moves over the Needles, California area, ZachNews on Facebook will be broadcasting live on the storms.

https://www.facebook.com/ZachNews/

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