The City of Coachella released this short statement today detailing the latest updates on how the rain is affecting the city:

Due to the severe rain storm, the following damage within the City of Coachella is being reported: 

-Intersection of Shady Lane and 52nd Avenue has severe erosion and underground pipes are exposed. 

-50the Avenue at Whitewater Crossing is closed. 

-48th Avenue at Calhoun. Drainage basins are over capacity, minor damage in homes. 

*Sand bags are available for residents at 53482 Enterprise Way, Coachella, CA 92236.* 

Residents are asked to stay clear of problem areas and can contact City Staff at: 760-398-3502