Gusty winds will persist in the Las Vegas region, says the National Weather Service.
A red flag warning runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday for all of Clark and Nye counties along with portions of Lincoln County as well as northwest Arizona.
Windy conditions that greeted hundreds of thousands of NFL fans as well as Southern Nevada residents Thursday are forecast to decrease in velocity Friday.
Contingency plans are in place to take Thursday’s NFL Draft indoors if high winds forecast for the Las Vegas area arrive during the first evening of the event.
Winds that have been strong most of April will kick up a notch Thursday as a trough heads through the Las Vegas region.
Spring winds are forecast to continue this week in the Las Vegas Valley.
Gusty winds remain in the Las Vegas forecast Sunday.
Gusty north winds will make for a chilly Saturday in the Las Vegas Valley, says the National Weather Service.
Rain and snow at higher elevations touched most of Southern Nevada on Friday, ranging from a trace at the Las Vegas airport to 0.59 of an inch at Rainbow and Kyle canyons.
In an effort to prevent wildfires, NV Energy has de-energized power lines that serve about 470 customers near Mount Charleston until about 9 a.m. Friday.
NV Energy has shut down power to more than 400 customers in the Mount Charleston area due to an elevated fire risk as strong winds swept through the region Tuesday.
Windy conditions are affecting the air quality in the Las Vegas Valley today.
Windy conditions will be a factor in the Las Vegas region much of the coming week, says the National Weather Service.
Sunday should be calmer after peak wind gusts from 47 to 65 mph sped across much of the valley on Saturday.
Wind gusts in the Las Vegas Valley reached 65 mph Saturday, but have already let up a bit heading into Sunday, says the National Weather Service.