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Las Vegas hot September to keep going strong

Above-normal temperatures will continue in Las Vegas through much of the week, according to the National Weather Service.

The Monday high should be around 105 while breezy conditions will persist with afternoon gusts up to 25 mph. An overnight low of 75 is expected.

The Tuesday forecast high is 102. with the same for Wednesday.

Red flag warning

High winds, low humidity and dry conditions have combined for a red flag warning for the Spring Mountains and southwest Lincoln County desert areas, says the weather service.

The warning runs Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Relative humidity levels will decline rapidly after sunrise while breezy winds with gusts up to 35 mph are expected to rise in the late morning and peak in the afternoon. Any fires that develop would spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas on Twitter.

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