September 29, 2022 - 5:30 am
Updated September 29, 2022 - 10:03 am
Light rain fell on Mountain’s Edge and the east side of Las Vegas early Thursday, a development that was not in the National Weather Service forecast.
Morning winds were to be 8 to 13 mph with gusts as high as 18 mph. The afternoon high should be near 97.
☀️⛈️One More Day!
Storm chances & impacts today will be more isolated than yesterday's storms but a few storms may contain brief heavy rain, flash flooding. & gusty winds.
— NWS Las Vegas (@NWSVegas) September 29, 2022
A Friday morning low near 74 is expected before rising to 96. Winds should stay below 10 mph.
Saturday through Tuesday should bring highs right around 94, say the meteorologists.
Some of Wednesday’s rainfall totals included .79 of an inch at the Flamingo Wash at Nellis Boulevard, .47 south of Spring Valley, .39 at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, .31 at Lone Mountain Park in the northwest, .24 near UNLV and .31 near Caesars Palace on the Strip. A majority of rain gauges recorded from .04 to .08 on an inch.
Lake Mead still rising
The surface of Lake Mead was at 1,045.05 feet above sea level as of 7 p.m. Wednesday, a rise of 4.30 feet from the summer low of 1,040.75 feet on July 27.