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Drivers heading east will run into trouble due to the thunderstorms rolling into the desert.
Caltrans has closed two roads north east of the desert due to flooding:
SR 62 is closed from Godwin (Twentynine Palms Airport) to US Highway 95 north of Blythe
SR 177 (Desert Center Rice Road) is closed from Interstate 10 to SR 62.
Patch will post more road closure updates as they happen.