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Las Vegas should cool slightly after hitting triple digits midweek

Updated June 3, 2019 - 9:14 pm

The first triple-digit high of the year in the Las Vegas Valley is quickly approaching, but temperatures are expected to drop after the valley hits 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Tuesday’s is expected to top out at 98 degrees, the weather service said. Wednesday is likely to serve up the first triple-digit temperature of the year, with a forecast high of 101, the weather service said.

Temperatures will begin to edge lower on Thursday, with a high of 100 expected, before dipping to 96 on Friday.

Overnight lows throughout the period will range from the low to upper 70s, the weather service said.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Mike Shoro contributed to this report.

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