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Sunny, clear weekend forecast for Las Vegas

The high Saturday should be near 98 with a sunny sky and lights winds.

After a Sunday low near 82, Sunday should reach 101. Winds again will be light with a sunny sky.

Monday will be similar with a high near 101 before monsoon conditions are expected to return with a 20 percent chance of showers or storms on Monday night.

The monsoon season in the valley has seen nearly an inch of rain after three summers without much monsoon activity.

Rains strike California hard

Just to the west, however, Death Valley was delivered a serious punch Friday when rains closed all roads and left 1,000 people stranded in the national park. CalTrans9 crews were working to clear debris from a road to allow 500 staffers and 500 visitors a way out of the park.

Other parts of California received heavy rains later in the day and were under flash flood warnings.

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

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