A road closure is in place just before Saunders Meadow Road heading south on Highway 243 from Idyllwild.
Photo by Jenny Kirchner

UPDATE 5:01 P.M.: CHP just lifted the highway 74 and 243 closures.

Highway 74 from Borco Street in Hemet to Lake Hemet in Garner Valley is closed due to rain. Evacuations were issued for several parts of Mountain Center.