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October 1, 2014

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Rains again cause problems on I-15 near Mesquite
Rains again cause problems on I-15 near Mesquite
Friday, September 26, 2014
Heavy rains Friday led to renewed flooding concerns in the Moapa Valley, and raised renewed problems today that caused officials to temporarily close ...
Photo: Neon lights reflect on East Fremont Street in down
Storms across valley knock out power, spawn flash flooding
Friday, September 26, 2014
Scattered storms hammered Southern Nevada on Friday, bringing rain, hail, flooding and lightning that caused power outages and fires around the valley. According to National Weather Service meteorologist John Adair, the highest rain total in the eastern valley was about ...
More lanes of Interstate 15 opened after flooding
More lanes of Interstate 15 opened after flooding
Thursday, September 18, 2014
More lanes of Interstate 15 near Moapa have been opened following heavy flooding last week, the Nevada Department of Transportation said today. Two northbound lanes and ...
Las Vegas faces only slight chance of thunderstorms Thursday
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Rain from tropical storm finally begins falling on Arizona
After a week of grim weather predictions, it seems valley residents shouldn’t head out to buy new rain jackets just yet. According to the National Weather Service, the chance ...
Photo: Receding floodwater surrounds a home in Moapa, Mon
Nature’s wrath: The problem with rain in the nation’s driest state
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval declared a state of emergency in flood-damaged Moapa.
Second Pacific storm blast might be kinder to the Las Vegas area
Second Pacific storm blast might be kinder to the Las Vegas area
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Although showers began to be felt in the Las Vegas Valley late Tuesday, forecasters expect this week's storm system to pack less of a punch than ...
County declares state of emergency; feds to provide $1.5 million in flood relief
County declares state of emergency; feds to provide $1.5 million in flood relief
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The federal government has pledged $1.5 million to aid in repair costs for Interstate 15 near Moapa, and Clark County commissioners declared a state of emergency because ...
Latest storm threat brings flash flood watch for Las Vegas
Latest storm threat brings flash flood watch for Las Vegas
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Southern Nevadans have a day to brace for new thunderstorms and flash flooding, as forecasters are expecting showers ...
Will Hurricane Odile bring more flooding to Las Vegas?
Will Hurricane Odile bring more flooding to Las Vegas?
Monday, September 15, 2014
Las Vegas will likely see storms this week from Hurricane Odile, but predicting the impact of the hurricane here is a complex task, meteorologists said. Odile, now straddling Baja California near ...
Hurricane Odile could bring more storms to Las Vegas area this week
Sunday, September 14, 2014
After last week's storms, road closures and flood damage to homes, vehicles and interstates, the Las Vegas Valley could use a break from the rain, but that break may be interrupted by another storm: Hurricane Odile.
Tropical storm could bring more rain to Southern Nevada
Tropical storm could bring more rain to Southern Nevada
Friday, September 12, 2014
Southern Nevada could be in for a repeat of Monday’s intense storms that caused severe flooding in Clark County, washing out roads and damaging more than ...
Cost of repairing flood-damaged interstate hits $5 million
Cost of repairing flood-damaged interstate hits $5 million
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Repairing a stretch of Interstate 15 destroyed in Monday’s massive flooding will cost $5 million, Nevada Department of Transportation officials said today. I-15 is closed for nearly 50 miles between ...
Cars detoured around flood-damaged I-15 at Valley of Fire
Cars detoured around flood-damaged I-15 at Valley of Fire
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Authorities have opened a route through Nevada's Valley of Fire State Park to passenger vehicles detouring around a flood-damaged section of Interstate 15. Trucks traveling between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City are still required to ...
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Severe thunderstorm warning issued; Summerlin expecting 60-mph winds
Sunday, September 7, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood warning for Summerlin until 4:34 p.m. Sunday.
Photo: A body surfer swims through a wave in Seal Beach,
Southern California prepares as big waves brew
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Surfers and gawkers crowded beaches Tuesday while workers hurried to fortify beaches and sandbag low-lying areas against flooding from the serious surf expected to peak Wednesday, brought on by ...

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